Cognitive, Behavioral and Neurophysiological Responses to Musical Listening
Carlo Alessandro Landini, born in Milan (1954), graduated in 1978 with full marks in Composition and the Piano, both in Italy and France. He perfected his composition style between 1979 and 1981 in Paris, where he attended the renowned CNSM (Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique), and was unanimously awarded the Premier Prix. He taught Music at UCSD (University of California, San Diego) from 1981 to 1983; he now holds the teaching chair in Composition at the "G. Nicolini" Conservatory in Piacenza. Landini, who is also a journalist, contributes to a number of newspapers and magazines and has published a wide array of essays on Music, Aesthetics and Psychology, including: Phenomenology of Ecstasy (1982); Mozart's Abduction from the Seraglio (1999).