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Are Animals Musical?

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Many sounds produced by non-human animals sound like music to human ears, but differ fundamentally from human music in meaning and function. This presentation will examine various forms of non-human animal “music”, to argue that music is not defined by sound alone, but rather by a uniquely human approach to social interaction and symbolic communication. ‚Äč

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