Books with a Musical Theme

Here is a listing of Books with a Musical Theme which we have available.  These books are for research, study, perusal at Greenhaven.  Please note that this is not a lending library.


Audio Books for Purchase


ANDERSON, SHEILA E. The Quotable Musician: From Back to Tupac

ANDREWS, TED Sacred Sounds:  Transformation through Music & Word (PP)

ARMSTRONG, Ph.D., THOMAS 7 Kinds of Smart:  Identifying and Developing Your Multiple Intelligences (PP)

ARYE, LANE Unintentional Music:  Releasing Your Deepest Creativity (PP)

Improvisation:  Its Nature and Practice in Music (PP)

Woodwind Instruments and Their History (PP)

Healing With Music and Color: A Beginner's Guide (PP)

BEAULIEU, JOHN Music and Sound in the Healing Arts:  An Energy Approach (PP)

Deep Listeners: Music, Emotion and Trancing [w/CD] (PP)

Tibetan Ting-Sha:  Sacred Sound for Spiritual Growth

BENSON, STELLA The Healing Musician:  A Guide to Playing Healing Music at the Bedside [w/CD](Spiral)

Nada Brahma:  The World is Sound:  Music & the Landscape of Consciousness [w/FRITJOF CAPRA] (PP)
The Third Ear: On Listening to the World (PP)

Music of the Soul:  Composing Life Out of Loss (PP)

BERNARD, PATRICK Music As Yoga: Discovering the Healing Power of Sound (PP)

The Infinite Variety of Music

BLACKING, JOHN How Musical is Man? (PP)

Music & Your Mind (PP)

Sync or Swarm:  Improvising Music in a Complex Age (PP)

Music Therapy Clinical Training Manual (PP)

BROOKS, RAY Blowing Zen:  Finding an Authentic Life (PP)

BRUDER, Ph.D., M.Ed.,
Following Sound Into Silence: Chanting Your Way Beyond Ego Into Bliss [w/CD] [First Edition]

BRUSCIA, KENNETH E. Defining Music Therapy [Second Edition] (PP)

BRUSER, MADELINE The Art of Practicing:  A Guide to Making Music From the Heart [Foreword by YEHUDI MENUHIN] (PP)

BUDD, MALCOLM Music and the Emotions:  The Philosophical Theories (PP)

CAGE, JOHN Silence: Lectures and Writings by John Cage (PP)

CANTELLO, MATTHEW Communing With Music:  Practicing the Art of Conscious Listening (PP)

CAMERON, JULIA The Complete Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity [Including The Artist's Way; Walking in this World; and Finding Water]

CAMPBELL, DON G The Roar of Silence:  Healing Powers of Breath, Tone & Music (PP)
Introduction to the Musical Brain [Second Edition] (PP)
Music Physician For Times to Come:  An Anthology (PP)
The Mozart Effect:  Tapping the Power of Music to Heal the Body, Strengthen the Mind, and Unlock the Creative Spirit

Music and Miracles [Compiled by] (PP)

CHASE, WAYNE How Music Really Works! The Essential Handbook for Songwriters, Performers, and Music Students [Second Edition] (PP)

Music and Miracles [Compiled by]Shaman, Jhankri & Nele:  Music Healers of Indigenous Cultures (CD + Book/Boxed Set)

Music and Imagination (PP)
What to Listen For in Music [Introduction by WILLIAM SCHUMAN] (PP)

CRANDALL, JOANNE Self-Trasformation Through Music (PP)

CROFTON, IAN &                
A Dictionary of Musical Quotations (PP)

CROWE, BARBARA J. Music and Soulmaking:  Toward a New Theory of Music Therapy

CSIKSZENTMIHALYI, MIHALY Flow:  The Psychology of Optimal Experience
The Evolving Self:  A Psychology for the Third Millennium(PP)
Finding Flow:  The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life (See, audio tape, below)

Music and the Power of Sound:  The Influence of Tuning and Interval on Consciousness

D'ANGELO, JAMES Healing With the Voice: Creating Harmony Through the Power of Sound

DE NORA, TIA Music in Everyday Life (PP)

DILEO, CHERYL & LOEWY, JOANNE V. [Editors] Music Therapy at the End of Life (PP)

DIAMOND, M.D., JOHN The Life Energy in Music - Volume I (PP)

d'OLIVET, ANTOINE FABRE [Translated by JOSCELYN GODWIN] The Secret Lore of Music:  The Hidden Power of Orpheus(PP)
 Music Explained as Science and Art and Considered in its Analogical Relations to Religious Mysteries, Ancient Mythology and the History of the World (PP)

DODD, VICKIE Turning the Blues to Gold:  Soundprints [w/CD] (PP)

DRINKER, SOPHIE [w/a Foreword by WOOD, ELIZABETH] Music and Women: The Story of Women in Their Relation to Music [The Diane Peacock Jezic Series of Women in Music] (PP)

Inside the Music Conversations with Contemporary Musicians About Spirituality, Creativity, and Consciousness (PP)

FELD, STEVEN Sound and Sentiment:  Birds, Weeping, Poetics, and Song in Kaluli Expression [Second Edition] (PP)

FLINTOFF, BRIAN Taonga Puoro:  Singing Treasures:  The Musical Instruments of the Maori [w/CD] (PP)

FRIEDMAN, ROBERT LAWRENCE The Healing Power of the Drum:  A Psychotherapist ExploresThe Healing Power of Rhythm (PP)

FRIEDSON, STEVEN M. Dancing Prophets:  Musical Experience in Tumbuka Healing (PP)

GARDNER, HOWARD Frames of Mind:  The Theory of Multiple Intelligences[Tenth-Anniversary Edition, with a new Introduction] (PP)

GARDNER, KAY Sounding the Inner Landscape: Music as Medicine (PP)

GARFIELD, LAEH MAGGIE Sound Medicine:  Healing With Music, Voice, and Song (PP)

GASS, ROBERT [w/BREHONY, KATHLEEN] Chanting:  Discovering Spirit in Sound [Foreword by DON CAMPELL] (PP)

GAYNOR, M.D., MITCHELL L. The Healing Power of Sound:  Recovery from Life-Threatening Illness Using Sound, Voice, and Music (PP)
Sounds of Healing:  A Physician Reveals the Therapeutic Power of Sound, Voice, and Music

GERBER, M.D., RICHARD Vibrational Medicine (PP)

GIOIA, TED Healing Songs [First Edition]

GILROY, ANDREA & LEE, COLIN Art and Music Therapy and Research (PP)

GODWIN, JOSCELYN Harmonies of Heaven and Earth: Mysticism in Music from Antiquity to the Avant-Garde (PP) (See, d'OLIVET, ANTOINE FABRE)
Music, Mysticism, and Magic: A Sourcebook (PP)

GOLDMAN, JONATHAN Shifting Frequencies (PP)
Healing Sounds:  The Power of Harmonics (PP)
The 7 Secrets of Sound  Healing [w/CD]

GREEN, BARRY [w/GALLWEY, W. TIMOTHY] The Inner Game of Music

GREEN, BARRY The Mastery of Music:  Ten Pathways to True Artistry

GUTHEIL, M.D., EMIL A. Music & Your Emotions (PP)

HALE, SUSAN ELIZABETH Song and Silence: Voicing the Soul [Foreword by STOKES, JOHN] (PP)

HALL, MANLY P. The Therapeutic Value of Music Including the Philosophy of Music (PP)

HAMEL, PETER MICHAEL Through Music to the Self (PP)

HARRIS, PAMELA Music and Self: Living Your Inner Sound (PP)

HELINE, CORINNE D. Healing and Regeneration Through Music (PP)

HELMHOLTZ, HERMANN On the Sensations of Tone (PP)

HENDRICKS, Ph.D., GAY & KATHLYN Conscious Breathing:  Breathwork for Health, Stress Release, and Personal Mastery [GAY HENDRICKS] (PP)

HOFFMAN, JANALEA Rhythmic Medicine:  Music With a Purpose (PP)

HORDEN, PEREGRINE Music as Medicine:  The History of Music Therapy Since Antiquity

HURON, DAVID Sweet Anticipation:  Music and the Psychology of Expectation [First Edition]

JOURDAIN, ROBERT Music, the Brain, and Ecstasy:  How Music Captures Our Imagination (PP)

JUDY, STEPHANIE Making Music for the Joy of It:  Enhancing Creativity, Skills, and Musical Confidence (PP)

KAPCHAN, DEBORAH Traveling Spirit Masters: Moroccan Gnawa Trance and Music in the Global Marketplace (Music Culture) (PP)

KENNY, CAROLYN BEREZNAK [Edited by] Listening, Playing, Creating:  Essays on the Power of  Sound (PP)

KHAN, HAZRAT INAYAT The Music of Life (PP)
The Mysticism of Sound and Music:  The Sufi Teaching of Hazrat Inayat Khan (PP)

KIVY, PETER Music Alone:  Philosophical Reflections on the Purely Musical Experience
Authenticities:  Philosophical Reflections on Musical Performance (PP)
Sound Sentiment:  An Essay on the Musical Emotions Including the Complete Text of the Corded Shell (The Arts and Their Philosophies Series)

KRAUSE, BERNIE Wild Soundscapes: Discovering the Voice of the Natural World [w/CD] (CD) [First Edition]

KROODSMA, DONALD The Singing Life of Birds: The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong [w/CD] [First Edition]

KNELLER, GEORGE F. The Art and Science of Creativity (PP)

LASSITER, LUKE E. The Power of Kiowa Song (PP)

LEEDS, JOSHUA Sonic Alchemy:  Conversations with Leading Sound Practitioners (PP)
The Power of Sound (PP) The Power of Sound: How to Manage Your Personal Soundscape for a Vital, Productive, & Healthy Life [w/CD] (PP)

Music is Healing (PP)

LELAND, KURT Music and the Soul: A Listener's Guide to Achieving Transcendent Musical Experiences (PP)

LEONARD, GEORGE The Silent Pulse: A Search for the Perfect Rhythm That Exists in Each of Us (PP)

LEONARD, HAL The Chord Wheel (Stapled)

LEVINSON, JERROLD Music in the Moment

This Is Your Brain on Music:  The Science of a Human Obsession (PP)
The World in Six Songs:  How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature [First  Edition

You Are Your Instrument:  The Definitive Musician's Guide to
Practice and Performance (PP)

LINGERMAN, HAL A. The Healing Energies of Music [Second Edition] (PP)

MANNICHE, LISE Music and Musicians in Ancient Egypt (PP)

MATHIEU, W. A. The Listening Book:  Discovering Your Own Music (PP)
The Musical Life:  Relfections on What It Is and How to Live It (PP)
Harmonic Experience:  Tonal Harmony From Its Natural Origins to Its Modern Expression

McCLELLAN, Ph.D., RANDALL The Healing Forces of Music:  History, Theory, and Practice (PP)

McNIFF, SHAUN Art Heals:  How Creativity Cures the Soul (PP)

The Flute

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Solos and Improvisation:  Methods from Musical Masters for Improvising in Jazz, Rock, and Blues Styles (PP)

The Singing Neanderthals:  The Origins of Music, Language, Mind, and Body (PP)

MONTELLO, LOUISE Essential Musical Intelligence (PP)

MORAVCSIK, MICHAEL J. Musical Sound: An Introduction to the Physics of Music (A Solomon Press Book)

NACHMANOVITCH, STEPHEN Free Play:  Improvisation in Life and Art (PP)

Deep Listening:  A Composer's Sound Practice (PP)
The Roots
of the Moment [w/CD] (PP)

ORTIZ, Ph.D., JOHN M. The Tao of Music:  Sound Psychology:  Using Music to Change Your Life (PP)

PATEL, ANIRUDDH D. Music, Language, and the Brain [First Edition]

PERRET, DANIEL Sound Healing With the Five Elements [NAF] (PP)

PERRY,WAYNE Sound Medicine:  The Complete Guide to Healing With the Human Voice [w/CD] (PP)

The Yoga of Sound: Tapping the Hidden Power of Music and Chant (PP)

PRATT, ROSALIE REBOLLO [Edited by] The Fourth International Symposium on Music:  Rehabilitation and Human Well-Being (PP)


RIDER, Ph.D., MARK The Rhythmic Language of Health and Disease (PP)

RIDLEY, AARON Music Value and the Passions

RILEY, LAURIE Body, Mind, and Music:  A Practical Guide to Musical Wholeness (Stapled)

RINPOCHE, TENZIN WANGYAL Tibetan Sound Healing:  Seven Guided Practices for Clearing Obstacles, Accessing Positive Qualities, and Uncovering Your Inherent Wisdom [w/CD] (PP)

RISTAD, ELOISE A Soprano On Her Head:  Right-side-up Reflections on Life and Other Performances (PP)

ROLLA, GREGORY M. Your Inner Music:  Creative Analysis and Music Memory[Workbook/Journal] (PP)

ROTHENBERG, DAVID Sudden Music:  Improvisation, Sound, Nature [Includes CD]
Thousand Mile Song: Whale Music in a Sea of Sound [w/CD] [First Edition]
Why Birds Sing: A Journey Into the Mystery of Birdsong [w/CD] [First Edition]

ROTHENBERG, DAVID & ULVAEUS, MARTA [Edited by] The Book of Music & Nature [w/CD] (PP)

ROUGET, GILBERT Music and Trance:  A Theory of the Relations between Music and Possession [Translation from the French revised by BRUNHILDE BIEBUYCK in collaboration with the author](PP)

SACHS, CURT The Rise of Music in the Ancient World: East and West (PP)
The History of Musical Instruments [First Edition]

Musicophilia:  Tales of Music and the Brain [First Edition]

SCHAFER, R. MURRAY The Soundscape:  Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World (PP)

HAVEN [Compiled and         
Edited with a Preface by]      
The Magic of Music:  An Anthology for Music Weeks and Days; Music Week, its Origin and Observance; Musical Memory Contests; Games and Entertainments; Music Study; The Music Cure; Stories; Plays; with an Anthology of the Best Prose and Verse on Music from Plato to Millay

SCOTT, CYRIL                   
Music:  Its Secret Influence Throughout the Ages (PP)

STEWART, R J.  Music and the Elemental Psyche:  A Practical Guide to Music and Changing Consciousness (PP)
Music-Power-Harmony:  A Workbook of Music & Inner Forces (PP)
The Spiritual Dimensions of Music:  Altering Consciousness for Inner Development (PP)

STORMS, JERRY 101 Music Games for Children: Fun and Learning With Rhythm and Song (PP)

STORR, ANTHONY Music and the Mind

Poetics of Music in the Form of Six Lessons [Preface by GEORGE SEFERIS] (PP)

TAME, DAVID The Secret Power of Music:  The Transformation of Self and Society Through Musical Energy (PP)

TAYLOR, DALE  B. Biomedical Foundations of Music as Therapy (PP)

THEROUX, MICHAEL Rhythmic Formative Forces of Music [Borderland Sciences Research Foundation] (Spiral)

TOOP, DAVID Ocean of Sound:  Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds (PP)

VAN DYKE, DEBORAH Travelling the Sacred Sound Current:  Keys for Conscious Evolution (PP+CD)

WATSON, DEREK              
[Compiled by]

The Wordsworth Dictionary of Musical Quotations (PP)

Healing Music: The Harmonic Path to Inner Wholeness (PP)

WERNER, KENNY Effortless Mastery:  Liberating the Master Musician Within [Book + CD] (PP)

WIGRAM, TONY & SAPERSTON, BRUCE & WEST, ROBERT [Edited by] The Art & Science of Music Therapy:  A Handbook (PP)

WILSON, JENNIFER Composition for Young Musicians (Stapled)

WOOTEN, VICTOR L. The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music (PP)



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