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At 9/23/01 12:30 AM -0400, you wrote:
>I think I remember one of my profs(?) mentioneing that linguistic tone and
>musical tone seemed to be handled by differen areas in the brain.  Anyone
>know if that's correct?

This is correct. However, when someone fluent in a tone language listens to
a piece of music, the parts of the brain that deal with linguistic tone are
still activated.



Marcus Smith

Unfortunately, or luckily,
no language is tyrannically consistent.
All grammars leak.
                -- Edward Sapir