Music psychology

the fundamental questions of the music psychology are synästhetischer nature and concern themselves with except-musical attributes, which are brought with the music in connection. Examples for this are the qualitative Konsonanzempfinden, the feeling of a sound as warm or far or the association visual (coloured, geometrical) elementswhen hearing music.

Important representative and founder of the music psychology: Carl stump


  • harsh ore Bruhn, Rolf Oerter, Helmut Rösing: Music psychology - a manual (1994), rowohlts encyclopedia
  • Diana Deutsch: The Psychology OF music (1982), Academic press
  • Eduard Hanslick: Of in music beautiful one (1894), broad head& Härtel publishing house
  • Helga de LaMotte Haber: Manual of the music psychology (1996), Laaber publishing house

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see also: Music theory, Music therapy, Musikpädagogik, music sociology, music perception, Psychoakustik, psychology, systematic music science


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