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Readings & Films on Music, Cognition & Technology
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The film adaptation of the book by neurologist Oliver Sacks, starring Robert De Niro and Robin Williams.
The Machine Stops by
The link provides this short story in multiple electronic formats to read online, on a device, or to print out. Also links to the story in multiple audiobook formats, with a total run time of 1 hour 12 minutes.
Call Number: Reference E169.12 .A419
American Decades (also available as an ebook
) documents and analyzes periods of contemporary American social history. Each volume begins with an overview and chronology covering the entire decade. Subject chapters follow, each including an explanatory background overview; subject-specific timeline; and alphabetically arranged entries discussing the people, events and ideas important to that subject during the period. Included are biographies; explanations of concepts; terms and events; quotations; charts; sidebars covering high-interest topics; and much more.
Genres in music: from Handel to hip-hop
Call Number: Online video - Films on Demand
This program provides an overview of musical genres, including forms of classical music, rock and pop, musical theater, 20th- and 21st-century film music, heavy metal, and rap.
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