The origins of music / Carl Stumpf ; edited and translated by David Trippett.

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Main Author: Stumpf, Carl, 1848-1936 (Author)
Other Authors: Trippett, David, 1980- (editor and translator.)
Format: eBook
Language:English
German
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2012].
Series:Classic European music science monographs ; 1.
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Table of Contents:
  • Section I : Introductory essays
  • Carl Stumpf : impulses towards a cognitive theory of musical evolution. Self-contradictory concepts of the evolution of music ; A brief summary of significant aspects of the 1911 text ; Psychology of tone instead of psychophysics / Helga de la Motte-Haber
  • Carl Stumpf : a reluctant revolutionary. Legacy ; Contemporary discourse ; Fusion ; The phonograph / David Trippett
  • Section II : The origins of music (1911)
  • Part I : The origin and archetypes of music making. Recent theories ; The origin and archetypes of singing ; Primitive instruments and their influence ; Polyphony, rhythm, and intoned speech ; Paths of development
  • Part II : Songs of primitive peoples ; Appendix : Images of primitive instruments
  • Section III : Carl Stumpf : life and work
  • Carl Stumpf : a self-portrait (1924). Biography ; Views and research
  • Carl Stumpf's publications.