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Module Reading List

The Psychology of Listening and Performance, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Dr Dave Ireland
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Bamberger, J. (2013). Discovering the musical mind : a view of creativity as learning. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Burwell, K. (2012). Studio-based instrumental learning. Farnham: Ashgate.

Clarke, E. F., Dibben, N. & Pitts, S. (2010). Music and mind in everyday life. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Davidson, J. W. (2004). The music practitioner : research for the music performer, teacher, and listener. London: Ashgate. 

Deliège, I. & Davidson, J. (Eds). (2011).  Music and the mind : essays in honour of John Sloboda. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Deutsch, D. (Ed.). (2013). The Psychology of Music (3rd Ed.). Oxford: Academic Press.

Dowling, W. J. & Harwood, D. L. (1986). Music Cognition. New York: Academic Press.

Dylan-Smith, G. (2013). I drum, therefore I am : being and becoming a drummer. Farnham: Ashgate.

Gabrielsson, A. (2011). Strong experiences with music : music is much more than just music. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Gaunt, H. & Westerlund, H. (Eds). (2013). Collaborative learning in higher music education. Farnham: Ashgate.

Green, L. (2002). How popular musicians learn : a way ahead for music education. London: Ashgate.

Hallam, S., Cross, I. & Thaut, M. (Eds). (2016).  The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology (2nd Edition). Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. 

Handel, S. (1989). Listening : an introduction to the perception of auditory events. Cambridge, Mass.; London: MIT Press.

Hargreaves, D. J. (1986). The Developmental Psychology of Music. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 

Hargreaves, D.J. & Lamont, A. (2017). The Psychology of Musical Development. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  

Hargreaves, D. J. & North, A. N. (Eds). (1997). The Social Psychology of Music. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hargreaves, D.J., Miell, D. & MacDonald, R. A. R. (2012). Musical imaginations : multidisciplinary perspectives on creativity, performance and perception. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Howell, P., Cross, I. & West, R. (1985). Musical structure and cognition: New readings in the experimental psychology of music. London: Academic Press.

Juslin, P. N. & Sloboda, J. A. (Eds). (2010). Handbook of Music and Emotion: Theory, Research, Applications. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  

Kenny, D. T. (2011). The psychology of music performance anxiety. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  

Kemp, A. E. (1996). The musical temperament : psychology and personality of musicians. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kerchner, J.L. (2014). Music across the senses : listening, learning, and making meaning. New York & London: Oxford University Press.

King, E. & Prior, H.M. (Eds). (2013). Music and familiarity : listening, musicology and performance. Farnham: Ashgate.

Lehmann, A. C., Woody, R. H., Sloboda, J. A. (2007). Psychology for musicians : understanding and acquiring the skills. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

MacDonald, R. A. R., Kreutz, G. & Mitchell, L. (Eds). (2012). Music, health, and wellbeing. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

McAdams, S., & Bigand, E. (Eds.) (1993). Thinking in sound : the cognitive psychology of human audition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

McPherson, G.E., Davidson, J.W. & Faulkner, R. (Eds). (2012). Music in our lives : rethinking musical ability, development and identity. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Meyer, L. (1956). Emotion and Meaning in Music. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.  

Moore, B. C. J. (1997). An Introduction to the Psychology of Hearing (4th Edition). London: Academic Press.

North, A. N. & Hargreaves, D. J. (2008). The Social and Applied Psychology of Music. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  

Parncutt, R. & McPherson, G. (Eds.) (2002). The science and psychology of music performance : creative strategies for teaching and learning. New York: Oxford University Press.

Pitts, S.E. (2012). Chances and choices : exploring the impact of music education. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Raiber, M. & Teachout, D. (2014). The journey from music student to teacher : a professional approach. New York & London: Routledge.

Rink, J. (Ed.). (2002). Musical performance : a guide to understanding. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Serafine, M.L. (1988). Music as cognition : the development of thought in sound. New York: Columbia University Press.

Shuter-Dyson, R. & Gabriel, C. (1981). The psychology of musical ability. London: Methuen.

Sloboda, J. A. (1985). The musical mind : the cognitive psychology of music. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Sloboda, J. A. (2005). Exploring the musical mind: Cognition, Emotion, Ability, Function. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  

Sloboda, J. A. & Deliege, I. (1996). Musical beginnings : origins and development of musical competence. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  

Swanwick, K. (1988). Music, mind, and education. London: Routledge.

Timmons, J. (2013). The musician's journey : crafting your career vision and plan. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Tunstall, T. (2012). Changing lives : Gustavo Dudamel, El Sistema, and the transformative power of music. New York & London: W.W. Norton and Company.

Watson, A. H. D. (2009). The biology of musical performance and performance-related injury. Plymouth: The Scarecrow Press.

Williamon, A. (2004). Musical excellence : strategies and techniques to enhance performance. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Wilson, G. D. (2002). Psychology for performing artists : butterflies and bouquets (2nd Ed.).London: Whurr.

Woody, R.H. (2013) . Social psychology of musicianship. Florida: Meredith Music Publications.

This list was last updated on 09/09/2021