Music Makes a Difference

Posted by Luana Life, Marketing Coordinator

If you are interested in exploring the relationship between music and wellbeing you will be excited to discover Music Asylums: Wellbeing Through Music in Everyday Life by Tia DeNora. Becoming available September 28, Music Asylums is the first book published in our new music series Music and Change: Ecological Perspectives, a cross-disciplinary series aiming to explore the question of how, where and when music makes a difference.

Here are some thoughts from one enthusiastic reader:Gortner

“…beautifully written…this book will be essential reading for anyone interested in the relationship between music, health and wellbeing. It offers a wealth of new insights and is both accessible and meticulously thought out. I loved it!”   Raymond MacDonald, University of Edinburgh

About the author: Tia DeNora is Professor of Sociology of Music, in Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology at Exeter University. She is the author of Music-in-Action, Music in Everyday Life, After Adorno: Rethinking Music Sociology and Beethoven and the Construction of Genius. She directs the SocArts Research Group at Exeter.

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