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Carl Stumpf

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199695737

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695737.001.0001

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Part I: The origin and archetypes of music making

Part I: The origin and archetypes of music making

(p.33) Chapter 3 Part I: The origin and archetypes of music making
The Origins of Music

Carl Stumpf

Oxford University Press

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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