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Part II: Songs of primitive peoples

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/9780199695737.003.0004
Part II: Songs of primitive peoples

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This chapter presents Part II of Carl Stumpf's The Origins of Music, which analyses of melodies from non-European cultures to demonstrate the psychological principles of tonal organization. It includes an Appendix with images of primitive instruments.

Keywords: melody; music; non-European cultures; tonal organization; primitive instruments

Chapter.  16798 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis ; Developmental Psychology

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