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Music Perception. 2017; 343352–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2017.34.3.352
Published: 01 February 2017
...Daphne Tan; David Temperley In a prior study (Temperley & Tan, 2013), participants rated the “happiness” of melodies in different diatonic modes. A strong pattern was found, with happiness decreasing as scale steps were lowered. We wondered: Does this pattern reflect the familiarity of diatonic...
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Published: 01 September 2018
FIGURE 2. Mean familiarity and likeability scores for the five works. Three distinct groupings appeared: the Etude-Waltz pair showed high familiarity with no significant difference in likeability scores; the Prelude-Tarantelle pair showed significantly lower overall scores with significantly
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Music Perception. 2018; 355607–621 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2018.35.5.607
Published: 01 June 2018
... scanning through music listening options. The question remains, is there a critical feature, such as the song’s vocalist, that listeners used when processing the complex timbral arrangements of Western popular music? Participants were presented with familiar and unfamiliar music segments, four segments in...
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Music Perception. 2016; 335546–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2016.33.5.546
Published: 01 June 2016
...: THE USE OF AUDITORY AND MOTOR INFORMATION WHEN SINGERS, INSTRUMENTALISTS, AND NONMUSICIANS SING A FAMILIAR TUNE AYSU ERDEMIR & JOHN J. RIESER Vanderbilt University SINGING IS AUNIVERSAL FORM OF MUSIC EXPRESSION. However, the extent of skill in carrying a tune and main- taining correct timing varies...
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Music Perception. 2010; 273177–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2010.27.3.177
Published: 01 February 2010
...S. Omar Ali; Zehra F. Peynircioǧǧlu WE REPLICATED PREVIOUS FINDINGS AND DEMONSTRATED that familiarity with musical stimuli increased 'liking' or 'preference' for the stimuli. We also demonstrated that familiarity increased the intensity of emotional responses to music, but only when the stimuli...
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Music Perception. 2002; 202173–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2002.20.2.173
Published: 01 December 2002
...David W. Rainey; Janet D. Larsen In two experiments we tested the hypothesis that music, in the form of a familiar melody, can serve as an effective mnemonic device. Prior research has provided very little support for this commonly held belief. In both studies, participants learned a list of names...
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Music Perception. 2012; 295493–500 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2012.29.5.493
Published: 01 June 2012
... task involving immediate and delayed recognition of 16 target melodies (8 familiar and 8 unfamiliar). Seventeen patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) and 17 age-matched controls were tested. During the initial presentation of the targets, the participant had to decide whether or not...
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Music Perception. 2018; 36160–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2018.36.1.60
Published: 01 September 2018
...FIGURE 2. Mean familiarity and likeability scores for the five works. Three distinct groupings appeared: the Etude-Waltz pair showed high familiarity with no significant difference in likeability scores; the Prelude-Tarantelle pair showed significantly lower overall scores with significantly...
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Music Perception. 2020; 375403–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.5.403
Published: 10 June 2020
... turn-taking. Fifty-four participants became familiar, either solo or in pairs, with three short musical melodies and then individually performed each from memory. Each melody was learned in a different way: participants from the solo group were asked via an instructional video to: 1) play in synchrony...
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Music Perception. 2017; 344424–437 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2017.34.4.424
Published: 01 April 2017
... with both types of modulation but Westerners were faster with grahabēdhams. Cues could explain performance differences between nationalities: Indians were more familiar with rāgamālikā-type modulations whereas Westerners’ culture made them more familiar with grahabēdham-type modulations. Increased...
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Music Perception. 2019; 364406–430 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2019.36.4.406
Published: 01 April 2019
... relations, and tones that complete familiar tetrachords (e.g., 7th chords). Profiles were accounted for by all four models in Experiment 1, and two (MFs, 5th relations) in Experiment 2. Overall, effect size was largest for MFs. In Experiment 3, listeners heard a chord and chose a matching tone from 12...
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Music Perception. 2016; 335601–612 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2016.33.5.601
Published: 01 June 2016
... expectations: the frequency with which individual pitches occur, and the occurrence of such pitches on strong or weak positions of the musical meter. We familiarized nonmusician adult listeners to a 2-min tone sequence in which some pitches occurred more frequently than others (Experiment 1) or some pitches...
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Music Perception. 1988; 62193–202 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/40285425
Published: 01 December 1988
...Andrea R. Halpern Two studies investigated the similarity of metronome settings to perceived and imagined familiar songs by subjects unselected for musical ability. In Study 1, mean tempo settings in the two tasks were about 100 beats per minute. Songs with slower perceived tempos tended to be...
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Music Perception. 2019; 3711–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2019.37.1.1
Published: 01 September 2019
... irregularly timed passages than elsewhere in the piece, suggesting heightened visual interaction. Performers moved more after rehearsing than before, and more when they could see each other than when visual contact was occluded. Periods of temporal instability and increased familiarity with the music and co...
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Music Perception. 2017; 351118–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2017.35.1.118
Published: 01 September 2017
...Daniel L. Bowling; Marisa Hoeschele; Kamraan Z. Gill; W. Tecumseh Fitch In a recent Nature paper, McDermott et al. (2016) conclude that the perception of consonance arises from familiarity with the conventions of Western harmonic music and is relatively unconstrained by auditory neurobiology. We...
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Music Perception. 2012; 295479–491 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2012.29.5.479
Published: 01 June 2012
... familiarity for melody was preserved across levels of AD, even at the severe stage for a few individuals. Detecting pitch distortions in melodies was possible for mild and some of the moderate AD participants. The ability to sing a melody when prompted by its lyrics was retained at the mild stage and was...
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Music Perception. 2017; 352235–248 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2017.35.2.235
Published: 01 December 2017
... assessments of personality and general listening tendencies were administered at the end of the session. Results showed qualified support for the notion that contrast makes people likelier to hear music in terms of narrative, with stylistic familiarity and enjoyment seeming to play a greater role. The most...
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Music Perception. 2016; 333274–286 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2016.33.3.274
Published: 01 February 2016
..., although this time the twelve-tone melody heard in familiarization was predominated with intervals 2 and 5. Participants showed learning of directed interval pairs, but not intervals (possibly due to the more tonal nature of interval successions within familiarization). These findings have pedagogical and...
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Music Perception. 2017; 35138–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2017.35.1.38
Published: 01 September 2017
... instrumentation, musical form, style, and familiarity. We collected a wide range of subjective responses from 30 highly trained musicians to music varying along the affective dimensions of arousal and valence. Experiment 2 examined a set of psychophysiological correlates of emotion in 20 different musicians by...
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Music Perception. 2017; 35194–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2017.35.1.94
Published: 01 September 2017
... music influenced participants’ ratings significantly, the effect of repeated exposure was only significant in the more familiar music condition. These results suggest that like many other human judgments, evaluations of music also rely on cognitive biases and heuristics that do not depend on the stimuli...