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Query Details

Query Subject:   Whistling languages
Author:   Bruce Downing
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Phonetics

Query:   As a composer I am interested in the tonal aspects of language: in
inflection as a means of imparting shades of meaning; and especially,
in languages where tones in and of themselves carry meaning.

Some years ago I recall reading of a Whistling Language from the
Canary Islands, used in the recent past. I would much appreciate
receiving information about recordings of *any* whistling language,
and also 'yodelling' languages (if these exist). Please respond to me
privately at: .

All information received will be consolidated and posted to this list
at a later date.

Thank you.

Judith Lang Zaimont
Professor of Composition
School of Music - University of Minnesota

LL Issue: 10.457
Date posted: 28-Mar-1999


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