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Music Perception. 2002; 202151–171 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2002.20.2.151
Published: 01 December 2002
...) and mode (major or minor). Participants listened to a single version and completed measures of spatial ability, arousal, and mood. Performance on the spatial task was superior after listening to music at a fast rather than a slow tempo, and when the music was presented in major rather than minor mode...
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Music Perception. 2015; 332179–198 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.33.2.179
Published: 01 December 2015
...Hila Tamir-Ostrover; Zohar Eitan While determining an appropriate tempo is crucial to music performers, composers and listeners, few empirical studies have investigated the musical factors affecting tempo choices. In two experiments we examined how aspects of musical pitch affect tempo choice, by...
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Music Perception. 2011; 284367–386 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2011.28.4.367
Published: 01 April 2011
...Marilyn G. Boltz Recent research in music cognition has investigated ways in which different structural dimensions interact to influence perception and cognition. In the present research, various musical characteristics were manipulated to observe their potential influence on perceived tempo. In...
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Music Perception. 2011; 285449–460 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2011.28.5.449
Published: 01 June 2011
... University, Blandijnberg 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium. e-mail: Dirk.Moelants@UGent.be rhythm tempo performance baroque music swing The Performance of Notes Inégales 449 Music Perception volume 28, issue 5, pp. 449 460, issn 0730-7829, electronic issn 1533-8312 © 2011 by the regents of the university...
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Music Perception. 2002; 194565–593 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2002.19.4.565
Published: 01 June 2002
...Bruno H. Repp; W. Luke Windsor; Peter Desain We investigated whether and how the timing of musical rhythms changes with tempo. Twelve skilled pianists played a monophonic eight-bar melody in 21 different rhythmic versions at four different tempi. Within bars, the rhythms represented two isochronous...
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Music Perception. 2016; 335523–545 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2016.33.5.523
Published: 01 June 2016
... music is particularly important for the Baroque period, as a direct connection between music and dance was omnipresent, even if music was not used to dance to. Many types of Baroque dances existed, each of them with particular dance steps and a specific character, requiring a specific tempo. However, in...
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Music Perception. 2019; 37126–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2019.37.1.26
Published: 01 September 2019
... beat rate, tempo-shifting, beat salience, melodic structure, and perceived tempo. Experiment 1 is a replication of London et al. (2016) using the original stimuli. Experiment 2 replaces the Motown stimuli with disco music, which has higher beat salience. Experiment 3 uses looped drum patterns...
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Music Perception. 2020; 374263–277 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.4.263
Published: 11 March 2020
... with musical rhythmic patterns played at three different tempi. They synchronized with multiple metrical levels (half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes) of these patterns using a finger-tapping paradigm and listened without tapping. After each trial, stimulus duration was judged using a verbal...
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Music Perception. 2006; 242155–166 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2006.24.2.155
Published: 01 December 2006
...Martin F. McKinney; Dirk Moelants The distribution of listeners’ perceived tempi across large collections of music has been modeled previously by a resonance function with a peak near the “preferred tempo” of 120 beats per minute (BPM) [Van Noorden and Moelants, J. New Music Res., 28, 43–66]. Here...
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Music Perception. 2006; 233195–214 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2006.23.3.195
Published: 01 February 2006
..., Austria EMILIOS CAMBOUROPOULOS Department of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece WE REPORT THREE EXPERIMENTS EXAMINING the per- ception of tempo in expressively performed classical piano music. Each experiment investigates beat and tempo perception in a different way: rating the...
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Music Perception. 2018; 36153–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2018.36.1.53
Published: 01 September 2018
..., particularly those based on mode and overall tempo. Hymn Name Musical Key Time Signature Average Length (s) Faith of Our Fathers A major/minor  3/4 31.59 For the Beauty of The Earth A major/minor  4/4 32.38 Just Over In The Glory Land A major/minor  4/4 25.13 More Holiness...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data
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Music Perception. 2016; 34140–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2016.34.1.40
Published: 01 September 2016
...Dafna Kohn; Zohar Eitan We examined how children (5- and 8-year-olds) associate changes in musical parameters with bodily motion, using movement and verbal tasks. In Task 1, participants moved to short musical stimuli involving bidirectional changes in pitch, loudness, or tempo. In Task 2...
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Music Perception. 2016; 34156–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2016.34.1.56
Published: 01 September 2016
... Beat Alignment Test (cBAT) children were presented with two successive videos of puppets drumming to music with simple or complex meter. One puppet’s drumming was synchronized with the beat of the music while the other had either incorrect tempo or incorrect phase, and children were asked to select the...
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Music Perception. 2011; 283219–246 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2011.28.3.219
Published: 01 February 2011
... showed main effects of loudness change, pitch direction, and pitch register (lower more tense), but not of tempo change. Importantly, several highly significant interactions among musical parameters (e.g., tempo and loudness, contour and loudness, tempo, contour, and register) were revealed. Tension...
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Music Perception. 2011; 285473–490 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2011.28.5.473
Published: 01 June 2011
... recorded music, this study asks whether there is any evidence of absolute tempo in a performance tradition that does not draw on such reference recordings. Fifty-four field recordings of performances of one Aboriginal dance-song, Djanba 14 , were analyzed. Results showed that over a span of 34 years...
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Music Perception. 1995; 13139–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/40285684
Published: 01 October 1995
...Bruno H. Repp This study examines whether global tempo and expressive timing microstructure are independent in the aesthetic judgment of music performance. Measurements of tone interonset intervals in pianists' performances of pieces by Schumann ("Traumerei") and Debussy ("La fille aux cheveux de...
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Music Perception. 1992; 102185–203 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/40285606
Published: 01 December 1992
...Jacob Feldman; David Epstein; Whitman Richards This paper reports a study of the quantitative shape of ideally executed tempo decrease and increase (ritardando and accelerando) in music. Five expertly performed samples of real music (two ritards and two accelerandos from European classical music...
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Music Perception. 2016; 334432–445 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2016.33.4.432
Published: 01 April 2016
... designed software. Measurements were performed using both categorical (a free verbal description) and dimensional approaches. The relationship between structural factors of music (mode, tempo, pitch height, rhythm, articulation, and presence of the dissonance) and emotions was examined. Personal...
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Music Perception. 2018; 3611–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2018.36.1.1
Published: 01 September 2018
... differences in emotion recognition . Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology , 34 , 92 – 110 . DOI: 10.1177/0022022102239157 Epstein, D. ( 1985 ). Tempo relations: A cross-cultural study . Music Theory Spectrum , 7 , 34 – 71 . DOI: 10.2307/745880 Essens, P. , & Povel, D.-J. ( 1985...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Music Perception. 2019; 364353–370 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2019.36.4.353
Published: 01 April 2019
... independent: it has been observed that the tempo of popular music has declined somewhat over the decades, from the 1960s through the 2000s ( Schellenberg & von Scheve, 2012 ). Figure 14 verifies this phenomenon for our corpus as well; the correlation between year and tempo is moderately negative (r...