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The memetics of music : a neo-Darwinian view of musical structure and culture / Steven Jan.

Author/Creator:
Jan, Steven B., 1965-
Publication:
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 278 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Music -- Psychological aspects.
Music -- Social aspects.
Memetics.
Contents:
Introduction : biological and socio-cultural evolution
Memory, replication and style : memes in music I
Replicating sonorities, replicating hierarchies : memes in music II
Evolutionary dynamics : the selfish musical meme
Cumulative selection and the evolution of large-scale design in music
Memetics and musical analysis : issues and methodologies
Conclusion : towards the memetics of music.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-268) and index.
ISBN:
0754655946 (alk. paper)
9780754655947 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
77503974