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Music Perception. 2019; 365468–479 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2019.36.5.468
Published: 01 June 2019
...Ana Isabel Pereira; Helena Rodrigues T he purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between Portuguese children's use of singing voice and their singing accuracy on the pitches belonging to the Singing Voice Development Measure (SVDM) criterion patterns ( Rutkowski, 2015 ), as well...
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Music Perception. 2015; 323283–292 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.3.283
Published: 01 February 2015
...Joanne Rutkowski The purpose of this study was to investigate the nature of the relationship between children’s use of singing voice (vocal register) and singing accuracy. In previous studies recorded examples of kindergartners’ ( n = 37) and first graders’ ( n = 38) singing were assessed with the...
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Music Perception. 2015; 323266–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.3.266
Published: 01 February 2015
..., Evanston, IL 60208-1200. E-mail: sdemorest@northwestern.edu METHODOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON SINGING ACCURACY: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL ISSUE ON SINGING ACCURACY (PART 2) STEVEN M. DEMOREST Northwestern University PETER Q. PFORDRESHER University at Buffalo, State University of New York SIMONE DALLA...
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Music Perception. 2015; 323227–231 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.3.227
Published: 01 February 2015
...-mail: pqp@buffalo.edu THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON SINGING ACCURACY: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL ISSUE ON SINGING ACCURACY (PART 1) PETER Q. PFORDRESHER University at Buffalo, State University of New York STEVEN M. DEMOREST Northwestern University SIMONE DALLA BELLA University of Montpellier 1...
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Music Perception. 2020; 374363–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.4.363
Published: 11 March 2020
... the unique character of singing and an insistence on the centrality of pleasure in musical experience. 1 In this, Cummins’ work resonates with that of others who likewise promote an expansive view of human musicality and of music in the fabric of culture. In addition to those cited in his essay...
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Music Perception. 2018; 362156–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2018.36.2.156
Published: 01 December 2018
...Ritva Torppa; Andrew Faulkner; Teija Kujala; Minna Huotilainen; Jari Lipsanen T he perception of speech in noise is challenging for children with cochlear implants (CIs). Singing and musical instrument playing have been associated with improved auditory skills in normal-hearing (NH) children...
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Music Perception. 2008; 254315–323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2008.25.4.315
Published: 01 April 2008
...GOTTFRIED SCHLAUG; SARAH MARCHINA; ANDREA NORTON IT HAS BEEN REPORTED THAT PATIENTS WITH SEVERELY nonfluent aphasia are better at singing lyrics than speaking the same words. This observation inspired the development of Melodic Intonation Therapy (MIT), a treatment whose effects have been shown...
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Music Perception. 2016; 335546–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2016.33.5.546
Published: 01 June 2016
...Aysu Erdemir; John J. Rieser Singing is a universal form of music expression. However, the extent of skill in carrying a tune and maintaining correct timing varies across people. Differences have been reported between professional singers and non-singers; however, whether singing accuracy depends...
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Music Perception. 2015; 323272–282 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.3.272
Published: 01 February 2015
...Simone Dalla Bella Important individual differences characterize singing in adult nonmusicians. In spite of the fact that the majority can carry a tune, some occasional singers are particularly inaccurate or imprecise in producing or imitating pitch (poor-pitch singers). Poor-pitch singing can be...
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Music Perception. 2015; 323293–302 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.3.293
Published: 01 February 2015
...Steven M. Demorest; Peter Q. Pfordresher The development of singing accuracy, and the relative role of training versus maturation, is a central issue for both music educators and those within music cognition. Although various studies have focused on singing accuracy in different age groups, to date...
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Music Perception. 2015; 323232–241 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.3.232
Published: 01 February 2015
...Psyche Loui Singing requires effortless and efficient use of auditory and motor systems that center around the perception and production of the human voice. Although perception and production are usually tightly coupled functions, occasional mismatches between the two systems inform us of...
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Music Perception. 2015; 323242–253 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.3.242
Published: 01 February 2015
...Peter Q. Pfordresher; Andrea R. Halpern; Emma B. Greenspon We propose a new framework to understand singing accuracy, based on multi-modal imagery associations: the MMIA model. This model is based on recent data suggesting a link between auditory imagery and singing accuracy, evidence for a link...
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Music Perception. 2012; 302129–146 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2012.30.2.129
Published: 01 December 2012
...Alisun Pawley; Daniel Müllensiefen the study investigates contextual and musical factors that incite audiences in Western music entertainment venues to sing along to pop songs. Thirty nights of field research were carried out in five entertainment venues across northern England. The percentage of...
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Music Perception. 2014; 322160–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2014.32.2.160
Published: 01 December 2014
...Eugenia Costa-Giomi Almost from birth, infants prefer to attend to human vocalizations associated with speech over many other sounds. However, studies that have focused on infants’ differential attention to speech and singing have failed to show a speech listening bias. The purpose of the study was...
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Music Perception. 2014; 3211–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2014.32.1.1
Published: 01 September 2014
...Pauline Larrouy-Maestri; David Magis; Dominique Morsomme The objective analysis of Western operatic singing voices indicates that professional singers can be particularly “out of tune.” This study aims to better understand the evaluation of operatic voices, which have particularly complex...
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Music Perception. 2012; 302147–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2012.30.2.147
Published: 01 December 2012
... on the specific interval tested, the direction of the interval, and the timbre of the tones. Typically, this varies from the vocal generosity effect: how bad can your singing be? 148 Sean Hutchins, Catherine Roquet, & Isabelle Peretz ±10 to ±45 cents (Moran & Pratt 1926; Rakowski 1990; Rakowski...
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Music Perception. 2010; 274287–295 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2010.27.4.287
Published: 01 April 2010
...Catherine Y. Wan; Theodor Rüüber; Anja Hohmann; Gottfried Schlaug MUSIC MAKING (PLAYING AN INSTRUMENT OR SINGING) is a multimodal activity that involves the integration of auditory and sensorimotor processes. The ability to sing in humans is evident from infancy, and does not depend on formal vocal...
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Music Perception. 2009; 265475–488 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2009.26.5.475
Published: 01 June 2009
... recorded with motion capture as they watched and imitated phrases of emotional singing. Four different participants were recorded using facial electromyography (EMG) while performing the same task. Participants saw and heard recordings of musical phrases sung with happy, sad, and neutral emotional...
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Music Perception. 2008; 255449–469 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2008.25.5.449
Published: 01 June 2008
...Pastora Martíínez-Castilla; Maríía Sotillo Musical skill has been included among the phenotypic strengths in Williams syndrome (WS), often considered as a superior ability. Nevertheless, limited research has been carried out on this skill. Singing abilities of a group of individuals with WS were...
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Music Perception. 2007; 25295–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2007.25.2.95
Published: 01 December 2007
...Peter Q. Pfordresher; Steven Brown THE TERM "TONE DEAFNESS," COMMONLY APPLIED TO poor-pitch singing, suggests that the cause lies in faulty perception. However, it is also plausible that problems lie in production, memory, and/or sensorimotor integration. We report the results of two experiments on...