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Acoustical Behavior of Coral Reef Fishes

Phillip S. Lobel, Ingrid M. Kaatz, and Aaron N. Rice

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Sound travels farther and faster in water than in air. Therefore, the introduction of artificial noise can interfere substantially with reproductive behaviors that include the production and ... More


Vocal Learning in Mammals with Special Emphasis on Pinnipeds

Ronald J. Schusterman

in Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability in Human and Animal Communication

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262151214
eISBN:
9780262281027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262151214.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter offers remarkable evidence of vocal flexibility in pinnipeds (seals, sea lions, and walruses), species whose learning capabilities are surprising indeed, and discusses published ... More


Sounding Actions

Jonathan De Souza

in Music at Hand: Instruments, Bodies, and Cognition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190271114
eISBN:
9780190271145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190271114.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

When a musical instrument converts energy into sound, it makes aspects of the player’s action audible. This chapter analyzes this action-sound coupling in various instruments, drawing on ecological ... More


Romance sounds: New insights for old issues

Mark Gibson and Juana Gil

in Romance Phonetics and Phonology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198739401
eISBN:
9780191802423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739401.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The study of Romance sounds, and their structure, has for centuries occupied a fundamental position in core phonetic and phonological research. And for good reason. By examining the typological ... More


Playing across a Divide: Israeli-Palestinian Musical Encounters

Benjamin Brinner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195395945
eISBN:
9780199852666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395945.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In the last decade of the twentieth century and on into the twenty-first, Israelis and Palestinians saw the signing of the Oslo Peace Accords, the establishment of the Palestinian Authority, the ... More


The Palaeoanthropology of Vocalization 2: The Brain and Hearing

Iain Morley

in The Prehistory of Music: Human Evolution, Archaeology, and the Origins of Musicality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234080
eISBN:
9780191804281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234080.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines fossil and neurological evidence for the development of control of vocalization and for the evolution of the ear and sound perception. It discusses evidence for the evolution of ... More


Technique

Cornelia Watkins and Laurie Scott

in From the Stage to the Studio: How Fine Musicians Become Great Teachers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199740529
eISBN:
9780190268169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199740529.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter addresses how musicians can establish their personal techniques to improve their musicality. All musicians agree that music techniques need to be stable, reliable, accurate, flexible, ... More


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