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The Illiterate Listener: On Music Cognition, Musicality and Methodology

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The Illiterate Listener: On Music Cognition, Musicality and Methodology
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Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 9056296892
Number of pages: 25

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In this essay Henkjan Honing makes a case for 'illiterate listening', the human ability to discern, interpret and appreciate musical nuances already from day one, long before a single word has been uttered, let alone conceived. It is the preverbal and preliterate stage that is dominated by musical listening.

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