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RE: Mimicry of human music - RFI

Subject: RE: Mimicry of human music - RFI
From: Dan Dugan <>
Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2003 12:07:05 -0700
Ranft, Richard wrote:

>Copies of the recordings are in our archive and are truly astonishing. The
>birds accurately reproduced full folk songs and if interrupted, would
>continue the song from the start of the full phrase, as if they shared the
>human sense of musical 'melody'. You will be able to hear and read about
>these in the forthcoming book and CD 'Nature's Music' edited by Hans
>Slabbekoorn and Peter Marler (pub. Academic Press).  I don't have a
>publication date but it's in press right now.

Wow! Let us know when it's available.

-Dan Dugan


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