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Part I: The origin and archetypes of music making

Carl Stumpf

in The Origins of Music

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199695737
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191742286 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695737.003.0003
Part I: The origin and archetypes of music making

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This chapter presents Part I of Carl Stumpf's The Origins of Music, which explores the topic of music's origination. It discusses the recent hypotheses concerning the origins of music; the origin and archetypes of singing; primitive instruments and their influence; polyphony, rhythm, and intoned speech; and paths of development.

Keywords: Carl Stumpf; the origins of music; singing; primitive instruments; polyphony; rhythm; intoned speech

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Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis ; Developmental Psychology

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