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Music Perception (2017) 34 (4): 405–423.
Published: 01 April 2017
... hypothesis testing—to investigate the influence of harmony on melodic behavior. In this study a comparison is made between models that use only melodic information and models that consider the melodic information along with the underlying harmonic accompaniment to predict melodic continuations. A test of...
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Music Perception (2019) 36 (5): 435–447.
Published: 01 June 2019
... syntax. In the present study, we examined 3.5-year-olds’ implicit knowledge of Western musical pitch structure using electroencephalography (EEG). Event-related potentials (ERPs) were measured while children listened to chord sequences that either 1) followed Western harmony rules, 2) ended on a chord...
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Music Perception (2019) 36 (4): 335–352.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jan-Peter Herbst R esearch on rock harmony accords with common practice in guitar playing in that power chords (fifth interval) with an indeterminate chord quality as well as major chords are preferred to more complex chords when played with a distorted tone. This study explored the interrelated...
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Music Perception (2018) 36 (1): 40–52.
Published: 01 September 2018
...: martin.boeckmann@med.ovgu.de harmony consonance authentic cadence key membership cochlear implants References Bharucha, J. J. , & Stoeckig, K. ( 1986 ). Reaction time and musical expectancy: Priming of chords . Journal of Experimental Psychology , 12 , 403 – 410 . Bigand, E...
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Music Perception (2018) 35 (5): 594–606.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jung Nyo Kim; Edward W. Large; Yeongjin Gwon; Richard Ashley The importance of harmony perception in understanding tonal melodies has been extensively studied, but underlying processes of implied harmonic perception remain unexplored. This study explores how listeners perceive implied harmony in...
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Music Perception (2013) 31 (1): 32–45.
Published: 01 September 2013
... implicit learning transition probabilities jazz harmony DIACHRONIC CHANGES IN JAZZ HARMONY: A COGNITIVE PERSPECTIVE YURI BROZE & DANIEL SHANAHAN Ohio State University THE PRESENT STUDY EXAMINES BOTH GRADUAL and rapid changes occurring in 20th-century jazz har- monic practice. A newly-assembled corpus...
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Music Perception (2009) 27 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Norman D. Cook ATTEMPTS TO EXPLAIN HARMONY PERCEPTION SINCE Helmholtz (1877/1954) have relied primarily on psychoacoustical models of the dissonance among the partials of chord tones. Those models are successful in explaining interval perception and the interval structure of common scales, but do...
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Music Perception (2018) 35 (3): 315–331.
Published: 01 February 2018
... were elicited when distortion was modified compared to when only harmony (triad vs. dyad) was modified between standards and deviants. The MMN responses were largest when distortion and harmony deviated simultaneously. Musicians demonstrated larger P3a responses than nonmusicians. The results suggest...
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Music Perception (1994) 11 (3): 243–264.
Published: 01 April 1994
...John R. Platt; Ronald J. Racine Three experiments investigated the cues used by musicians and nonmusicians asked to rate their confidence that an implied harmony change had or had not occurred at a specified point in pseudo- randomly generated, isochronous, triadic melodies that conformed to the...
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Music Perception (1992) 9 (4): 427–438.
Published: 01 July 1992
..., however, showed influences of direction of modulation and of harmonic progression that were not reflected in ratings for single voices. The findings suggest that harmony and melody follow somewhat different principles in the process of identifying key change. [Footnotes] 1 Thompson and Cuddy (1989...
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Music Perception (2019) 37 (2): 165–178.
Published: 01 December 2019
... prediction as an empirical definition of perceived musical complexity. We systematically manipulated the melody, rhythm, and harmony of short polyphonic musical excerpts using the model to ensure that these manipulations systematically varied information content in the intended direction. Complexity ratings...
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Music Perception (1989) 7 (2): 151–168.
Published: 01 December 1989
... sequences. There were two main findings. First, listeners judged the distance and direction of key change in single voices and in four-voice harmony with approximately equal ease. Second, for four-voice harmony but not for single voices, the direction of key change on the cycle of fifths influenced...
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Music Perception (1985) 2 (3): 397–403.
Published: 01 April 1985
... of the Spring 1985, Vol. 2, No. 3, 397-404 university of California The Role of Perceptual-Discrimination Ability in Tests of Memory for Melody, Harmony, and Rhythm ARLETTE ZENATTI Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Laboratoire de Psychologie de la Culture, Paris Findings from a number of...
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Music Perception (2007) 24 (3): 315–319.
Published: 01 February 2007
... minor chords with a semitone increase and to major chords with a semitone decrease reflects the well-known affective valence of rising and falling pitches in speech and animal vocalizations (the fre- quency code Received January 26, 2006, accepted June 16, 2006. Key words: harmony, major, minor...
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Music Perception (2010) 28 (2): 195–200.
Published: 01 December 2010
... membership (which notes belong in a key) and harmony (chords and chord progressions). Previous research suggests sensitivity to key membership by 4 or 5 years, but provides no behavioral evidence of harmony perception until 6 or 7. Thus, we examined knowledge of key membership and harmony in 4- and 5-year...
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Music Perception (2018) 35 (3): 295–314.
Published: 01 February 2018
... their descriptions? Are experiences similar across participants, or are they individual and subjective? Listeners with or without music-theoretic training were asked to rate the qualia of scale degrees following various chord progressions, each ending with a different final harmony. Scale degrees were...
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Music Perception (2017) 35 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 December 2017
... for theories of harmony, composition, and cognition more generally. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 30 9 2016 7 4 2017 Jonah Katz, 316 Chitwood Hall, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26501. E-mail: katzlinguist@gmail.com syntax corpus...
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Music Perception (2019) 36 (4): 406–430.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Systematic Musicology, University of Graz, Merangasse 70, 8010 Graz, Austria, E-mail: parncutt@uni-graz.at harmony tonality pitch missing fundamental chord root Notes 1. In musical set theory, a set of three different chromas (octavegeneralized pitches) is a trichord ( Rahn, 1980 ). The...
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Musical notation for all three versions (standard, unexpected key, unexpect...
Published: 01 June 2019
FIGURE 1. Musical notation for all three versions (standard, unexpected key, unexpected harmony) of one example chord sequence. FIGURE 1. Musical notation for all three versions (standard, unexpected key, unexpected harmony) of one example chord sequence. More
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The mean information content (IC) of the outer voices plotted for each of t...
Published: 01 December 2019
FIGURE 2. The mean information content (IC) of the outer voices plotted for each of the 24 stimuli by type of manipulation (melody, rhythm, harmony). IC for melodic complexity levels is illustrated in panel A, where melodic IC (circles) increases with level. IC for rhythmic complexity levels is More