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Re: They sometimes behave so strangely

Branka said that
>Ole  said:
>>There seems to be a switch between two perceptual modes in our cognition, a
>>music mode and a language mode, prompting us to ask: How can we explain this
>>switch? and What triggers it? Is it a purely cultural phenomenon, as some
>>writers have suggested, or does it rest on biological properties as well?

But in singing we have to have both modes operating simultaneously in
order to understand both the music and verbal information. Granted that
verbal intelligibility increases as the singing becomes more "speech-
like". E.g., Tony Bennett is easier to understand than the Queen of the