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333 IN DE X Page numbers in italics refer to figures and examples. Aboriginal Australians, 14, 38–42, 179n38, 102, 200, 266, 281n17; Aboriginal song, 39–42; circular breathing technique in music, 144n8; music as aide-mémoire for, 199; names for pied butcherbirds, 40, 97–98, 110n8; sacred sites, 1, 112. See also Alyawarr language group; Anmatyerr language group; Luritja (Aboriginal ) song Abraham, Otto, 63 absolute (or perfect) pitch, 56, 72, 76, 155–156, 159, 238 accelerando, 150 accent, 154–155, 168, 290 Acera, Santi, 264–265 acoustemology, 9 “Acoustic Ecology and the Experimental Music Tradition” (Dunn), 257 additive process, 98–100, 100, 105, 108, 132, 163. See also cells; combinatoriality Adorno, Theodor, 205n16 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The (Doyle), 209 advertising calls and songs, 94, 125, 128. See also species call “Aesthetic Content of Bird Song, The” (Hall-Craggs), 228 African music, 64, 161, 164 Afro-Cuban music, 11, 164 Agawu, Kofi, 64 Albert’s lyrebird (Menura alberti), 53–55, 56, 142 Alice Springs, Australia, 12, 40, 101, 102, 102, 104, 108, 125–126, 128, 135–136, 174, 200, 256n29; Araluen Arts Centre, 112; Desert Park, 106; Herbarium, 266; Honeymoon Gap, 219; Telegraph Station , 96–97 Alland, Alexander, Jr., 22 Alyawarr language group, 39 amphibians, 263, 267 amplitude, 27, 86, 91, 124 anacrusis, 150 Analysing Musical Multimedia (Cook), 53 Andersen, Johannes C., 68–69, 69, 71 animals, 6, 13, 25, 26, 37, 38, 66, 176, 178n21, 185, 189, 191, 194, 199, 213, 228, 237, 238; as artists, 22, 230n16, 270; biodiversity crisis and, 260–270; in children’s literature, 42; cognition and, 221, 271–276, 277; communication systems of, 222–223, 262; consciousness and, 221; definition of, 5, 270; didjeridoo impersonations of animal sounds, 334 Index 40; ethnomusicology and, 8; humans as, 5, 36; as individuals, 5, 37, 38, 237, 270; kinship with, 42, 46, 52n82, 269, 270; music and the human/animal divide, 188, 189–191, 202, 225, 226, 228, 248, 271; musical notation and, 61; musical properties of animal sounds, 5, 6, 7, 40, 195, 278; performing with, 250–252; as teachers, 125, 152, 152, 173, 175–177, 178n8, 230n16; as utilitarian resource for humans, 212, 277–278; as whole sentient beings, 35–36; welfare and, 13, 237, 250 Anmatyerr language group, 39 Antarctic beech (Nothofagus moorei), 55 anthrophony, 77 anthropocentrism, 7, 190 anthropology/anthropologists, 17n28, 22, 60, 63, 201, 202, 250, 252 anthropomorphism, 35–38, 46–47, 52n82, 69, 165, 214, 272 antiphonal songs, 123, 125, 146n27. See also duet singing; ensemble songs; hocket apostlebird (Struthidea cinerea), 183 Araya-Salas, Marcelo, 215–216 Archaeopteryx, 28 arpeggios, 83n74, 154, 155, 158, 183 art, definitions of, 200–203 Artamidae family, 28 Artistic Animal, The (Alland), 22 art music, Western, 62, 64, 161, 190, 193, 210; authority of, 202–203; concept of originality and, 185–186; hierarchical structure in, 223–225; as persistent point of reference, 217. See also classical music, Western Ashby, Edwin, 265–266 Atherton Tablelands, 84 auctioneering, 187, 248 Australian Bird Book, An (Leach), 19 Australian magpie (Cracticus [Gymnorhina ] tibicen), 28, 30, 34, 44, 45, 93, 115, 117, 120, 142, 264; sex of singing birds, 123, 225; unique motifs in repertoire of, 220; voice confused for pied butcherbird , 117, 142–143 Australian raven (Corvus coronoides), 97, 261 authenticity, recording technology and, 58 authorship, 186 avant-garde music, 62–63 Axtell, Harold H., 82n47 Bach, J. S., 149, 151, 185, 249 balance, 98, 99, 102, 134, 149, 152, 161, 164, 168–170, 169 Balcombe, Jonathan, 271 Banksy, 201 Bartók, Béla, 58, 60–61, 80n21, 83n59, 83n72; folksong and, 60, 109; on material and intellectual equipment, 76 Baylis, Tony, 245–246 beak claps, 31, 92, 93, 97, 284 Beautiful Bird Songs from around the World (British Library), 246 Beethoven, Ludwig van, 6, 36–37, 153, 201 Bell, Alan, 31 bell-bird (Anthornis melanura), transcription of song, 69 Bell Telephone Laboratories, 27 “Bemsha Swing” (Monk and Best), 166 Berio, Luciano, 161 Bevis, John, 66 Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz von, 151 bioacoustics, 9, 259 biodiversity crisis, 15, 259–270 biology/biologists, 5, 6, 19, 23–27, 37, 38, 71, 176, 204n4, 215, 216, 222, 225, 226, 227, 238, 240, 262. See also ethology/ ethologists; neuroscience/neuroscientists ; ornithology/ornithologists; science/scientists BioMusic, 177n1 biomusicology, 9 biophony, 77 Bird Calls of the Inland (Australian birdsong recording), 59 Bird-Esk (Taylor), 281n13 Bird Fancyer’s Delight, The, 24 Birds as Individuals (Howard), 36–37 Birds of North America: A Guide to Field Identification (Robbings, Bruun, and Zim), 72 birdsong, 4...



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  • Birdsongs -- Australia.
  • Butcherbirds -- Behavior -- Australia.
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