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Sonic Virtuality: Sound as Emergent Perception

Mark Grimshaw and Tom Garner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199392834
eISBN:
9780199392858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392834.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Psychology of Music

This book introduces the concept of sonic virtuality, a theory of sound that positions it as an emergent perception within a framework of virtuality. In its opposition to the acoustic or standard ... More


Improving General Education Through the Arts

Charles Fowler

in Strong Arts, Strong Schools: The Promising Potential and Shortsighted Disregard of the Arts in American Schooling

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148336
eISBN:
9780199849154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148336.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Discrete study of the various individual arts can enhance human perception and understanding uniquely and significantly. These dimensions qualify the arts to be an important part of general education ... More


The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?

Kathleen Marie Higgins

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333281
eISBN:
9780226333274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333274.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

From our first social bonding as infants to the funeral rites that mark our passing, music plays an important role in our lives, bringing us closer to one another. This book investigates this role, ... More


What's Involved in Sounding Human?

in The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333281
eISBN:
9780226333274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333274.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

According to ethnomusicologist Bruno Nettl, humans are capable of almost always recognizing other cultures' music as music, and thus are recognizing the so-called musical universals. What is it to ... More


Cross-Cultural Understanding

in The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333281
eISBN:
9780226333274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333274.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Several features of musical perception appear to be characteristic of humans, and thus can be expected to affect the way music is organized despite their inadequacy to dictate musical structure in ... More


The Music of Language

in The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333281
eISBN:
9780226333274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333274.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Music and language have many similarities, but they are also different, in ways that neuropsychology increasingly shows. For instance, patients with aphasia (an inability to speak) do not necessarily ... More


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