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Song and dance style--viewed as nonverbal communications about culture--are here related to social structure and cultural history. Patterns of performance, theme, text and movement are analyzed in large samples of films an recordings from the whole range of human culture, according to the methods explained in this volume. Cantometrics, which means song as a measure of man, ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published January 1st 1978 by Transaction Publishers (first published January 1st 1968)
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the easiest explanation of cantometrics you're likely to find. lomax presupposes a level of intellect in his readers, believing them capable of making accurate codings accross cultures.
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