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  •  Euterpe, since you're very serious about this, (4+ / 0-)

    I think you should get the Bernstein "Unanswered Question" video lecture series.  It is fantastic.  I posted a small audio clip from it last week.  

    Amazon has it for $99.

    http://www.amazon.com/...

    Your local library might also have the whole thing available for you and save you some bucks.  I can't recommend it enough.  It doesn't just talk about why minor sounds "sadder" than major.  It goes into a great many aspects of what music is and why it affects us.  Best music lecture series EVER.

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