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David Byrne: How Music Works

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Reading How Music Works is like the literary equivalent of an iPod on shuffle. It really offers fresh and unexpected stimulation at every turn. Byrne's insightful discourses on music, from very different parts and aspects of the musical spectrum, create fascinating perspectives. It is not just a deeply thoughtful and richly populated survey of music. It's a meditation on hearing itself.

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