Tradition and evolution in song style: a reanalysis of cantometric data

Behavior Science Research Vol/Iss. 11 Published In Pages: 277-308
By Erickson, Edwin E.


A prominent female role in subsistence production predicts polyphonic or multiparted singing.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Multivariate factor analysis (Principal components solution; diagonal factoring) and multiple regression analysisSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Importance Of Females In SubsistenceIndependentNONE
Multipart SingingDependentMusic