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Published: 08 September 2016

832 Pages


ISBN: 9780199685851

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Musical Prodigies

Interpretations from Psychology, Education, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology

Edited by Gary E. McPherson

  • Brings together research from a range of disciplines, including psychology, neurobiology, and genetics, to provide a thorough exploration of prodigious talent
  • Includes fascinating case studies of prodigies and also looks at their long-term development into adulthood - many child prodigies have had problems making the transition into adolescence and adulthood.
  • Includes chapters written by leading experts, exploring prodigies across a range of musical genres, including classical music, jazz, soul, and rock

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