Understanding Musical Activity and Musical Learning as Sign Processes: Toward a Semiotic Approach to Music Education.

@inproceedings{Spychiger2001UnderstandingMA,
  title={Understanding Musical Activity and Musical Learning as Sign Processes: Toward a Semiotic Approach to Music Education.},
  author={Maria B. Spychiger},
  year={2001}
}
A view on music within the framework depicted in the following will show, first of all, that music is part of the semiotically organized connections between living creatures. Music is universally present in human culture, and if music is, as Francis Sparshott says, a system of its own, with elements such as intervals, keys, and scales that are specific to music and "not found in nature," it then follows that music is an integrative part of human cognitive and cultural development.' Human beings… CONTINUE READING