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This is an article on ‘tone’ for the 1360 pages SAGE Encyclopedia "Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences". This Encyclopedia is considered the first definitive reference resource to take a broad interdisciplinary approach to the nexus between music and the social and behavioral sciences examines how music affects human beings and their interactions in and with the world. The interdisciplinary nature of the work provides a starting place for students to situate the status of music within the social sciences in fields such as anthropology, communications, psychology, linguistics, sociology, sports, political science and economics, as well as biology and the health sciences.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMusic in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia
EditorsWilliam Forde Thompson
Place of PublicationCalifornia
PublisherSAGE Publications, Inc.
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781452283036
Publication statusPublished - 01 Aug 2014


  • encyclopedia
  • music
  • tone
  • social and behavioral sciences


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