Re: linguistics and music
Tue, 15 Oct 1996 11:56:21 -0400

MJ Potter & List Members

Please be informed of the following addresses of Hispanic Music Groups.

Administrator: Monique Durnham (



I will forward your messages to these lists. Best of luck.

Gladys-Mercedes Hernandez


BTW: I have report from one of my past students regarding a comparison
between the music ("language") of Puerto Rico and Venezuela. Let me know
if you are interested and I will forward it to you.

On Fri, 11 Oct 1996, MJ Potter wrote:

> I am currently doing a literature search for a research project that
> involves the investigation of linguistic aspects of musical discourse in
> different societies.
> To avoid redundancy, I am already aware of the published works of
> Seeger(s), Feld, Keil, Fox, Stone, Zemp, Basso, Nattiez, and several
> others who actively probe the relationships between language, music, and
> cognition.
> I am particularly looking for "grey" literature --theses, dissertations,
> unpublished papers, etc.-- that address musicology, cognitive structure,
> semiotics and anthropological linguistics. Any responses would be
> greatly appreciated.
> By the way, does anyone else think that it's sad that I could not find
> one music newsgroup worth posting this in. Does anyone know if
> musicology and ethnomusicology are seriously discussed in any
> newsgroups?
> Regards,
> MJ Potter