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The prehistory of music : human evolution, archaeology, and the origins of musicality, Iain Morley

Label
The prehistory of music : human evolution, archaeology, and the origins of musicality
Title
The prehistory of music
Title remainder
human evolution, archaeology, and the origins of musicality
Statement of responsibility
Iain Morley
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Music is possessed by all human cultures, and archaeological evidence for musical activities pre-dates even the earliest-known cave art. Music has been the subject of keen investigation across a great diversity of field, from neuroscience and psychology to ethnography, archaeology and its own dedicated field, musicology. Despite the great contributions that these studies have made towards understanding musical behaviours, much remains mysterious about this ubiquitous human phenomenon - not least, its origins. This study brings together evidence from these fields, and more, in investigating the evolutionary origins of our musical abilities, the nature of music, and the earliest archaeological evidence for musical activities amongst our ancestors
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morley, Iain
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3800
LC item number
.M783 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Musical instruments, Ancient
  • Music
  • Music archaeology
  • Human evolution
  • Human evolution
  • Music archaeology
  • Music
  • Music
  • Musical instruments, Ancient
  • Archäologie
  • Musik
  • Musikinstrument
  • Paläanthropologie
Label
The prehistory of music : human evolution, archaeology, and the origins of musicality, Iain Morley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-426) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Conceiving music in prehistory -- Implications of music in hunter-gatherer societies -- Paleolithic music archaeology. 1, Pipes -- Paleolithic music archaeology. 2, Other sound-producers -- The paleoanthropology of vocalization. 1, Vocal anatomy -- The paleoanthropology of vocalization. 2, The brain and hearing -- Neurological relationships between music and speech -- Vocal versatility and complexity in an evolutionary context -- Vocal control and corporeal control : vocalization, gesture, rhythm, movement, and emotion -- Emotion and communication in music -- Rationales for music in evolution -- Conclusions -- Appendix. Table 1. Inventory of Palaeolithic reputed pipes and flutes ; Table 2. Inventory of Palaeolithic objects originally reputed to be pipes and flutes but since deemed unlikely ; Table 3. Inventory of Palaeolithic reputed phalangeal whistles
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 447 pages
Isbn
9780199234080
Lccn
2013940859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862848075
  • (OCoLC)ocn862848075
Label
The prehistory of music : human evolution, archaeology, and the origins of musicality, Iain Morley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-426) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Conceiving music in prehistory -- Implications of music in hunter-gatherer societies -- Paleolithic music archaeology. 1, Pipes -- Paleolithic music archaeology. 2, Other sound-producers -- The paleoanthropology of vocalization. 1, Vocal anatomy -- The paleoanthropology of vocalization. 2, The brain and hearing -- Neurological relationships between music and speech -- Vocal versatility and complexity in an evolutionary context -- Vocal control and corporeal control : vocalization, gesture, rhythm, movement, and emotion -- Emotion and communication in music -- Rationales for music in evolution -- Conclusions -- Appendix. Table 1. Inventory of Palaeolithic reputed pipes and flutes ; Table 2. Inventory of Palaeolithic objects originally reputed to be pipes and flutes but since deemed unlikely ; Table 3. Inventory of Palaeolithic reputed phalangeal whistles
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 447 pages
Isbn
9780199234080
Lccn
2013940859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862848075
  • (OCoLC)ocn862848075

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