Is birdsong music? : outback encounters with an Australian songbird / Hollis Taylor ; with a foreword by Philip Kitcher.
Contents note: An outback epiphany -- Songbird studies -- The nature of transcription and the transcription of nature -- Notes and calls: a taste for diversity -- Song development: a taste for complexity -- Musicality and the art of song: a taste for beauty -- Border conflicts at music's definition -- Facts to suit theories -- Too many theories and not enough birdsong -- Songbirds as colleagues and contemporaries.
Includes bibliography and index.
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