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Published on Aug 19, 2008
Digital Analysis of Music as a Cultural Artifact - Armand Leroi discusses current efforts to catalog and analyze traditional music. Leroi builds upon to previous work of an ethnomusicologist named Alan Lomax, and uses digital technology to analyze music as a cultural artifact. He discusses the eleven cantographic clusters of music and how cantographic data relates to evolutionary biology.
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