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Re: Req: pitch-to-physical space mappings, refs

On Tue, 1 Apr 1997, Fred Cummins wrote:

> One point not yet mentioned: we live in a world in which gravity is a
> permanent constraint.

To continue with Fred's line of thinking: we generally perceive of lower
places as places of less energy; i.e., final resting places.  For most of
us our higher vocal ranges are places of greatest tension, whereas the
lower registers ar more relaxed, places we 'end up.'  Just to put a
topographical spin on things.