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Contents List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction Problems with Traditional Paradigms of Music Cognition Languaging, Musicking, and Trancing Multiple Senses of Embodiment Chapter-by-Chapter Summary A Historical Interlude: Trance in Europe and the United States 1. Rethinking "Trance" Trancing and Culture Trancing and Language Universals of Trance Experience Believability Trancing and the Body Defining Trance 2. Deep Listeners Part 1. Contemporary Deep Listeners Primary and Secondary Emotions Musical Emotions High Arousal Deep Listeners and Transcendental Experience Part 2. Ancient Deep Listeners, Rasa Theory Deep Listening, Trance, and the srngara rasa Conclusion: Controlling the Uncontrollable 3. Habitus of Listening Emotion as a Cultural Construct Person and Emotion in the Habitus of Listening Being a Griot The Habitus of Listening to the Sitar, Tambura, and Tabla Music and Ecstasy: The Sufis of the Nizamuddin Shrine, New Delhi Music and Rage: Balinese Bebuten Trancing 4. Trancing Selves The Development of a Western "Self" Possession Trance in Colonial Virginia Possession Trance among Contemporary Pentecostals Possession Trance in Sulawesi, Indonesia Conclusion 5. Being-in-the-World: Culture and Biology Part 1. Rethinking Perception Edelman and the Theory of Neuronal Group Selection Part 2. Biological Phenomenology Structural Coupling Supra-individual Biological Processes Rhythmic Entrainment Conclusion 6. Magic through Emotion: Toward a Theory of Trance Consciousness Introduction Damasio's Theory of Two-Leveled Consciousness: "Core Consciousness" and "Extended Consciousness " 1. Core Consciousness 2. Extended Consciousness: The Autobiographical Self Music and Core Consciousness: "Becoming the Music" Music and Extended Consciousness in Trancing: The Loss of the Autobiographical Self Trancing and Pain Postscript: Trancing, Deep Listening, and Human Evolution Notes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Music Psychological aspects, Music, Influence of, Trance, Emotions