Are animal sounds music? Emily Doolittle explores the connections between our own songs and those of animals and birds.

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This is a paper written by Emily Doolittle and published in the Journal of Music, July 19, 2012. In it, Doolittle discusses how the increased interest in the cognitive abilities of animals, as well as the beauty and intricacy of the natural world is reflected in music in several ways: "in music which uses animal songs for inspiration, in the recognition of music-like qualities of animal song, and in the growth of research into the relationship between animal songs and music."

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Credits:Emily Doolittle, The Journal of Music
Subject:Emily Doolittle
Related People:Emily DoolittleEmily Doolittle
Created Date19 Jul 2012
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