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Comparative study of traditional polyphony

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Although comparative studies became unfashionable and sometimes even unacceptable in mainstream ethnomusicology post-WW2, for most of my life I have been interested in cross-cultural studies of vocal polyphony. I believe if you want to research the origins of the phenomenon of vocal polyphony (or any other “big” topic of ethnomusicology), you must first be aware of the richness of musical traditions from all over the world.
You can find here several texts from my writings on this subject:

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