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Music Perception. 2008; 262121–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2008.26.2.121
Published: 01 December 2008
...Judy Plantinga; Laurel J. Trainor IN MOST ADULTS, PITCH MEMORY FOR SINGLE tones is of short duration, and the presence of interference reduces performance in pitch matching tasks.We show that 6-month-old infants can remember the pitch of a tone for at least 2.5 s but that, like adults, their memory...
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Music Perception. 2018; 355573–578 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2018.35.5.573
Published: 01 June 2018
... second possibility is that it takes time to establish the precise pitch perception necessary for assigning each syllable a musical scale degree. Here we tested these hypotheses by asking participants to rate the musicality of spoken phrases and complex tones with matching pitch contours after each of...
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Music Perception. 2017; 343335–351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2017.34.3.335
Published: 01 February 2017
... training. Prior to training, twenty Chinese-speaking amusics and 20 matched controls were tested on the Montreal Battery of Evaluation of Amusia (MBEA) and two psychophysical pitch threshold tasks for identification of pitch direction in speech and music. Subsequently, ten of the twenty amusics undertook...
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Music Perception. 2016; 335601–612 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2016.33.5.601
Published: 01 June 2016
... some pitches occurred more frequently than others (Experi- ment 1) or some pitches occurred more frequently on strong than on weak metrical positions (Experiment 2). Participants then indicated which of two short test sequences matched the familiarization sequence (Experiments 1a and 2a), or they...
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Music Perception. 2015; 324413–433 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.4.413
Published: 01 April 2015
... involves the identification of abstract pitch class structures, but it also acts as a pattern-matching process. © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 18 2 2014 11 7 2014 J. Fernando Anta, Department of Music, Faculty of Fine Arts, National University of La Plata...
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Music Perception. 2014; 314372–386 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2014.31.4.372
Published: 01 April 2014
... each presented within a metrical context that either matched or mismatched the pattern. On each trial, participants heard patterns twice and performed a same-different task; in half the trials, one pitch in the second presentation was altered. Performance was analyzed using signal detection analyses of...
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Music Perception. 2019; 364406–430 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2019.36.4.406
Published: 01 April 2019
...Richard Parncutt; Sabrina Sattmann; Andreas Gaich; Annemarie Seither-Preisler W e investigated perception of virtual pitches at missing fundamentals (MFs) in musical chords of three chromas (simultaneous trichords). Tone profiles for major, minor, diminished, augmented, suspended, and four other...
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Music Perception. 2015; 325460–469 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.5.460
Published: 01 June 2015
... interval including that pitch (e.g., C then C- F# or C-G) or not including it (e.g., C then B-F# or B-G). On each trial, subjects indicated by key press whether the probe note was repeated in the following interval. The target note in the interval either matched the probe or differed by one semitone (B or...
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Music Perception. 2017; 345585–604 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2017.34.5.585
Published: 01 June 2017
... performance. At the same time, many (possibly a majority of) adults in Western cultures claim to be unable to sing, and for these people the primary difficulty is in matching pitch (Pfordresher & Brown, 2007; cf. Cuddy, Balkwill, Peretz, & Holden, 2005). Although most of these individuals may be...
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Music Perception. 2017; 343313–318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2017.34.3.313
Published: 01 February 2017
..., Trehub, Schellenberg, & Habashi, 2016; Weiss, Vanzella, Schellenberg, & Trehub, 2015). In the present study, we compared adults’ memory for vocal and instrumental melodies, as before, but with two additional singers, one female (same pitch level as the original female) and one male (7 semitones...
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Music Perception. 2008; 253193–212 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2008.25.3.193
Published: 01 February 2008
... key of melodies generated randomly from pitch-class distributions characteristic of tonal music. Slightly more than half of listeners' judgments matched the generating keys, on both the untimed and the timed conditions. While this performance is much better than chance, it also indicates that the...
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Music Perception. 2000; 18125–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/40285900
Published: 01 October 2000
... (cumulative pitch salience; R. Parncutt, 1989, 1993). For single chords, all predictors significantly matched tone profiles, except the key model applied to the diminished triad. For pairs of chords, the pitch and key models consistently outperformed the stimulus model, consistent with the assumption that a...
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Music Perception. 2019; 365468–479 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2019.36.5.468
Published: 01 June 2019
... singing voice singing accuracy pitch-matching neutral syllable text References Apfelstadt, H. ( 1984 ). Effects of melodic perception instruction on pitch discrimination and vocal accuracy of kindergarten children . Journal of Research in Music Education , 32 , 15 – 24 . DOI: 10.2307...
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Music Perception. 2008; 255429–448 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2008.25.5.429
Published: 01 June 2008
... structures and the matching of changing patterns between auditory and visual events. To create formal congruency based on synchronization between auditory and visual structures, correspondence of the onsets of sound and Telop was important. The combinations of the gradually rising loudness or pitch of sounds...
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Music Perception. 1999; 17165–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/40285812
Published: 01 October 1999
...David Temperley This study examines the Krumhansl-Schmuckler key-finding model, in which the distribution of pitch classes in a piece is compared with an ideal distribution or "key profile" for each key. Several changes are proposed. First, the formula used for the matching process is somewhat...
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Music Perception. 2020; 375423–434 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.5.423
Published: 10 June 2020
..., Taipo, Hong Kong. E-mail: willchoi@eduhk.hk OPERA hypothesis musical advantage pitch perception tone perception music-to-language transfer References Alexander , J. , Wong , P. C. M. , & Bradlow , A. R. ( 2005 ). Lexical tone perception in musicians and non...
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Music Perception. 2020; 373183–184 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.3.183
Published: 01 February 2020
...-talent-everyone-can-sing-74047 Demorest , S. M. , & Clements , A. ( 2007 ). Factors influencing the pitch matching of junior high boys . Journal of Research in Music Education , 55 ( 3 ), 190 – 203 . http://doi.org/10.1177/002242940705500302 Demorest S. M. , Kelley , J...
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Music Perception. 2003; 203283–305 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2003.20.3.283
Published: 01 March 2003
... tones that matched the more frequently occurring pitches of the me- lodic contexts were considered to fit better with the context than those 285Tonal Pop-Out pitches that occurred less frequently. Thus, multiple factors appear to in- fluence the subjective match between an individual tone and the local...
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Music Perception. 1991; 92251–265 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/40285531
Published: 01 December 1991
...Yoko Oura A reduced-pitch-pattern model for melodic processing is proposed. The model assumes that experienced listeners divide a melody into segments, derive a reduced pitch pattern from each segment, and then try to match each pattern to one of the prototypes stored in long-term memory. As a...
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Music Perception. 2020; 374298–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.4.298
Published: 11 March 2020
...., 2006 ). The main aim of the three experiments presented in this paper was to investigate how perceived tension, perceived movement, and pleasantness varied across musical intervals and standard noises and how it was modulated by pitch register using two cross-modal matching psychophysical...