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Levitin, D.J. (2008). Notes from the underground: A newspaper columnist recounts his unlikely friendship with a homeless musician [A review of The soloist: a lost dream, an unlikely friendship, and the redemptive power of music, by Steve Lopez]. The Washington Post Sunday Book Review.
Levitin, D. J. (2008). The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature. New York, NY: Dutton/Penguin.
Levitin, D. J. (2007). My favorite thing: Why do we like the music we like? In Jossey-Bass Publishers (Ed.), The Jossey-Bass Reader on the brain and learning. (pp. 345-346). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass/Wylie.
Levitin, D.J. (2006). The music of my mind: A neuroscientist examines the recipe for listening ecstasy. Paste Magazine.
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Parncutt, R. and Levitin, D. J. (2001). Absolute Pitch. In Sadie, S. & Tyrrell, J. (Eds.), New Grove dictionary of music and musicians. (pp. 37-39). New York, NY: St. Martin's Press.
A detailed definition of absolute pitch. It appears in: The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians