Three theories about the evolution of music:
1)music evolved through sexual selection, as Darwin mentioned as a possibility, and as Geoffrey Miller has recently argued;
2)like language, music allowed for social cohesion on a larger scale than was available to more primitive primates, which create and enforce group ties through the physical process of mutual grooming: this is Robin Dunbar’s hypothesis;
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