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Music Perception (2019) 36 (5): 480–487.
Published: 01 June 2019
... by loud, low-frequency percussion events. How do emcees (i.e., rappers) avoid masking of on-beat rhymes? If emcees exploit formant structure, this may be reflected in the distribution of on- and off-beat vowels. To test this prediction, we used a sample of words from the MCFlow rap lyric corpus...
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Music Perception (2015) 32 (5): 470–483.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Nathaniel Condit-Schultz; David Huron Although purely instrumental music is commonplace, much of the world’s most popular music is sung with lyrics. However, it is evident that listeners don’t always attend to lyrics and that those who do aren’t always successful in deciphering them. An empirical...
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Music Perception (2012) 29 (5): 479–491.
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 (2019) 37 (2): 134–146.
Published: 01 December 2019
... investigate whether there are different neural responses to musical emotion when the same melodies are presented in different timbres. With a cross-modal affective priming paradigm, target faces were primed by affectively congruent or incongruent melodies without lyrics presented in the violin, flute, and...
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Music Perception (2012) 29 (5): 521–531.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Aline Moussard; Emmanuel Bigand; Sylvie Belleville; Isabelle Peretz the goal of this study is to assess whether new lyrics are better learned and memorized when presented in a spoken or sung form. In normal young adults, mixed results have been reported, with studies showing a positive, a negative...
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Music Perception (2019) 36 (4): 353–370.
Published: 01 April 2019
... suggest that there is an underlying cognitive representation in which the accented notes and strong beats align. Syllabic stress is crucial to the identification of such syncopations; to facilitate this, we present a corpus of rock melodies annotated with lyrics and syllabic stress values. We propose a...
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Music Perception (2018) 35 (5): 527–539.
Published: 01 June 2018
... acoustic conditions. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 11 6 2017 3 3 2018 auditory perception emotion expertise lyrics perceptual learning LISTENER EXPERTISE ENHANCES INTELLIGIBILITY OF VOCALIZATIONS IN DEATH METAL MUSIC KIRK N. OLSEN, WILLIAM FORDE...
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Music Perception (2017) 34 (3): 313–318.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Michael W. Weiss; E. Glenn Schellenberg; Sandra E. Trehub Children and adults, with or without music training, exhibit better memory for vocal melodies (without lyrics) than for instrumental melodies (Weiss, Schellenberg, Trehub, & Dawber, 2015; Weiss, Trehub, & Schellenberg, 2012; Weiss...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (5): 392–402.
Published: 10 June 2020
... musical artist (here, we did not include images of musical artists in the famous faces stimulus set). One prior study sought to address this question by presenting participants with either a song, the written lyrics to the song, or an image of the musical artist ( Cady et al., 2007 ). However, one key...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (4): 347–358.
Published: 11 March 2020
... approximately 2,600 BCE, and include a remarkable liturgical lyric called the Kesh Temple Hymn. The text of this has been found on tablets such as that shown in Figure 2 that extend over the following thousand years, making this a remarkably stable and widespread text. When we examine the text, we find a...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (3): 240–258.
Published: 01 February 2020
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Music Perception (2019) 37 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 September 2019
... anticipation: Music and the psychology of expectation . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Johnson, R. , Huron, D. , & Collister, L. B. ( 2014 ). Music and lyrics interactions and their influence on recognition of sung words: an investigation of word frequency, rhyme, metric stress, vocal timbre...
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Music Perception (2019) 37 (1): 26–41.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Experiment 2b in accordance with their BPM rates. In Experiment 3 a set of drum patterns were used as stimuli. Drum patterns, by their very nature, lack most of the musical cues present in the stimuli used in Experiments 1 and 2 (melody, harmony, lyrics). To create stimuli in Experiment 3 that...
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Music Perception (2019) 36 (5): 457–467.
Published: 01 June 2019
... ). Effects of musical valence on the cognitive processing of lyrics . Psychology of Music , 44 ( 6 ), 1346 – 1360 . Fiveash, A. , & Pammer, K. ( 2014 ). Music and language: Do they draw on similar syntactic working memory resources? Psychology of Music , 42 ( 2 ), 190 – 209...
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Music Perception (2019) 36 (3): 289–299.
Published: 01 February 2019
... well as slower more lyrical works, and this repertoire was considered to be playable using the technical set-up. The musicians were content that the requirements of the music (in terms of interaction between instruments, for example) could be met when physically separated, but thought that extended...
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Music Perception (2019) 36 (3): 273–288.
Published: 01 February 2019
... all of these criteria can be found in Weiss, Trehub, and Schellenberg (2012) . This experiment involved “unfamiliar folk melodies from the United Kingdom and Ireland [that] … conformed to Western tonality” sung by “an amateur female (alto) singer without lyrics (i.e., “la” for each note) in an...
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Music Perception (2018) 36 (2): 156–174.
Published: 01 December 2018
...: A neurophysiological perspective . Progress in Neurobiology , 91 , 55 – 67 . Lebedeva, G. C. , & Kuhl, P. K. ( 2010 ). Sing that tune infants’ perception of melody and lyrics and the facilitation of phonetic recognition in songs . Infant Behavior and Development , 33 , 419 – 430...
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Music Perception (2018) 36 (2): 175–200.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... , Baird, A. , Valabregue, R. , Clement, S. , Dupont, S. , Belin, P. , & Samson, S. ( 2010 ). The relationship of lyrics and tunes in the processing of unfamiliar songs: A functional magnetic resonance adaptation study . Journal of Neuroscience , 30 ( 10 ), 3572 – 3578 . DOI: 10.1523/jneur...
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Music Perception (2018) 36 (2): 217–242.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Music Perception (2018) 35 (5): 540–560.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Expressive Categories from Horn and Huron (2015) Expressive category Musical features tender/lyrical major, quiet, slow, legato light/effervescent major, quiet, fast, staccato joyful major, loud, fast, staccato regal major, loud, slow, legato sad/relaxed minor, quiet, slow, legato passionate minor, loud...