Recent Submissions

  • The expressive function in wor songs 

    López Palma, Helena (2016)
    [Abstract] We study some musical and expressive features of traditional Wor vocal music, an ancestral gender of the Biaks (Indonesia). A core aspect in Wor songs is the expression of wonder, which Biaks have developed into ...
  • The Descent of Man 

    López Palma, Helena (Universidadeda Coruña, 2009)
    [Abstract] The DM is a sonic simulation of the origin and evolution of human language inspired in Darwin’s ”The Descent of Man” (1871) and his conjectures on the evolution of hominid species descendant of ancestral homo. ...
  • Voice Prints 

    López Palma, Helena (Universidade da Coruña, Servizo de Publicacións, 2017)
    [Resumen] La composición Voice Prints es un homenaje a nuestros antepasados y a las lenguas que emplearon para extender en bastos dominios grandes civilizaciones. ¿Ubi sunt? ¿Dónde están ahora nuestros poderosos antepasados? ...
  • Egyptian Fractional Numerals 

    López Palma, Helena (Widmaier Verlag Hamburg, 2015)
    [Abstract] Egyptian fractional numerals are partitive expressions of two types: (a) A simple substantive specific for naming the natural fractions ‘half’ gs, ‘quarter’ hsb, ‘third’ r, ‘two thirds’ r.wj. (b) A complex ...
  • Plural indefinite descriptions with unos and the interpretation of number 

    López Palma, Helena (Walter De Gryter, 2007-12-21)
    [Abstract] It has been noticed that indefinite descriptions with the Spanish determiner unos (plural-“one”) have a group denotation (Villalta 1994). That meaning has been explained within DRT (Laca and Tasmowski 1996, ...

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