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The Origins of Music

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Edited By: N Wallin
498 pages, Illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: MIT Press
The Origins of Music
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  • The Origins of Music ISBN: 9780262232067 Hardback Dec 2000 Out of Print #116437
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What biological and cognitive forces have shaped humankind's musical behavior and the rich global repertoire of musical structures? What is music for, and why does every human culture have it? What are the universal features of music and musical behavior across cultures? In this groundbreaking book, musicologists, biologists, anthropologists, archaeologists, psychologists, neuroscientists, ethologists, and linguists come together for the first time to examine these and related issues.

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Out of Print
Edited By: N Wallin
498 pages, Illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: MIT Press
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