- Language Note:
- Translated from the German.
- Machine generated contents note: Section I Introductory essays -- 1.Carl Stumpf: Impulses towards a cognitive theory of musical evolution / Helga de la Motte-Haber -- 1.1.Self-contradictory concepts of the evolution of music -- 1.2.A brief summary of significant aspects of the 1911 text -- 1.3.Psychology of tone instead of psychophysics -- 2.Carl Stumpf: A reluctant revolutionary / David Trippett -- 2.1.Legacy -- 2.2.Contemporary discourse -- 2.3.Fusion -- 2.4.The phonograph -- Section II The origins of music (1911) -- Preface -- 3.Part I: The origin and archetypes of music making -- 3.1.Recent theories -- 3.2.The origin and archetypes of singing -- 3.3.Primitive instruments and their influence -- 3.4.Polyphony, rhythm, and intoned speech -- 3.5.Paths of development -- Endnotes -- 4.Part II: Songs of primitive peoples -- Appendix: Images of primitive instruments -- Section III Carl Stumpf: Life and work -- 5.Carl Stumpf: A Self-Portrait (1924) -- 5.1.Biography -- 5.2.Views and research -- 6.Carl Stumpf's publications.
- Carl Stumpf was one of the founding fathers of Gestalt psychology. In this volume, first published in German in 1911 he discusses the origin and forms of musical activity as well as various theories on the origin of music.
- 9780191742286 (ebook)
- Translated and edited by David Trippett.
At foot of title: European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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