REVIEWS OF EARLIER PUBLISHED VERSIONS
OF WORK INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME:
     
On 1970/1981 edition of Origin of Music (then titled: Universality of Music):
     "I think this remarkable book could become a classic if given the exposure it deserves."
-- Ron Brown,        
Assistant editor of Jazz Journal, March 1971, U.K.
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    "To say that we are intrigued is an understatement."                                 --T.C. Fry,
President, Musical Heritage Society Sept., 1970, N.Y.C.
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     "...a searching study...very sensible."                        --Henry Pleasants, Aug., 1971. U.K.,
Author of: Serious Music & All That Jazz, & The Agony of Modern Music.
Music critic: Int'l Herald Tribune
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     "I certainly do like and am profiting from ‘The Origin of Music.' "
--Prof. Anne D.Kilmer, U of Calif., Berkeley     
Deciphered cuniform of oldest known song (4,ooo years old).
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     "Fink is one of those rare people who could give a comprehensive overview of this complex field [of the origin of music]."                                       --Adolph Heschl, director:
KLI (Konrad Lorenz Institute), Vienna,
Star-Phoenix, April 17, 2001
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On 1997 edition of Neanderthal Flute:
   "...fascinating article..."                                                          -- Prof. Sandra Trehub,
Univ.. of Toronto, June 17, 1997.
Author, w/others, of noted study of infants' responses to consonance & dissonance.
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Numerous others.....
     
M  E  D  I  A      E  C  O  R  D:
Regarding Origins of Music, Music science:
NEWS CLIPS, INTERVIEWS, ARTICLES, JOURNALS, MAGAZINES,
(Partial list)
ON ANALYSIS of NEANDERTHAL FLUTE:
March 24, 1997 -- Interviewed on "As it Happens" by Mary Lou Finley, CBC Radio;
April 5, 1997 Times of London; April 12, 1997 Globe & Mail;
April 11, 1997 Science magazine, p.203;
May 5, 1997 Western Report (Cover story);
May 7, 1997 Discovery Channel;
June 29, 1997 Saskatoon Sun;
Sept., 1997 Scientific-American;
1997, CBC Radio "Quirks & quarks," -- Exact date unknown;
Dec, 2002, Paper on the Neanderthal flute -- in proceedings of the 2000 international conference on music archaeology in Germany (The Archaeology of Sound ) published 2003 by the ICTM Study Group on Music Archaeology;
Numerous others.
     
ON ORIGIN OF MUSIC, OTHER MUSICOLOGY:
Feb., 1988 article "Oldest Song" in Archaelogia Musicalis, Germany (Publisher: Study Group on Music Archaeology -- Int'l Council for Traditional Music [ICTM]) ;
Sept, 1999 Fox News, science writer Amanda Onion interviews me on find of 9,ooo year-old Chinese flutes, including the earliest known still fully-playable flute);
May 7, 2002 -- Invited by editor of the journal Nature to serve on jury panel to review manuscript submitted for publication;
Several citations within the recently published (2000) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) book of a collection of writings titled: Origins of Music.
     
MUSIC COMPOSITIONS, Published in:
Saskatchewan Music, compiled & edited by S. E. Moen, Saskatoon, SaskMusic publishing, May 1980;
Some New ‘Olde-Musicke' series (Crosscurrents), 1983, 1995 + cassettes; several concerts;
Lysistrata & the War -- Mozart style opera, 1967, 1979.
 

ON THE ORIGIN OF MUSIC -- ESSAYS & READINGS
 
By Bob Fink
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