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Music Perception (2015) 32 (3): 266–271.
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) 32 (3): 227–231.
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 (2019) 36 (5): 468–479.
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) 32 (3): 283–292.
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) 32 (3): 293–302.
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) 32 (3): 242–253.
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 (2015) 32 (3): 272–282.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... variable criteria), and metrics (e.g., accuracy vs. precision) are typically used for assessing singing proficiency. Here the pros and cons of different methods and measurements are discussed. The boundary between poor-pitch singing and good singing depends on these factors, which should be carefully taken...
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Music Perception (2016) 33 (5): 546–560.
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 (2014) 32 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2014
... tempo, fundamental frequency of the starting note) and quality parameters (energy distribution, vibrato rate and extent) were observed and compared to the judges’ perceptual rating. The results show high intra and interjudge reliability when rating the pitch accuracy of operatic singing voices...
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Music Perception (2017) 34 (4): 489–495.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of music expertise in evaluating operatic singing voices, listeners without music training were compared with the music experts examined in a recent study (Larrouy-Maestri, Magis, & Morsomme, 2014a) and their ratings were modeled with regard to underlying acoustic variables of pitch accuracy. As...
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Music Perception (2007) 25 (2): 95–115.
Published: 01 December 2007
... questions, still largely unanswered, regarding its manifestation and causes. Although the term tone deafness implies that poor-pitch singing has a perceptual basis (Sloboda, Wise, & Peretz, 2005), such an implication may not be valid. The research reported here focused primarily on the accuracy with which...
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Music Perception (2002) 20 (1): 35–49.
Published: 01 September 2002
... director, and the acoustic environment remained constant. Results suggest that listeners can identify the sex of the choristers singing the top line with an average accuracy of approximately 60%%, but the results also suggest that musical context plays an important part in this perceptual ability. In...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (3): 183–184.
Published: 01 February 2020
... effect of focused instruction on young children’s singing accuracy . Psychology of Music , 46 ( 4 ), 488 – 499 . http://doi.org/10.1177/0305735617713120 Demorest , S. M. & Pfordresher , P. ( 2015 ). Singing accuracy development from K-Adult: A comparative study . Music Perception...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (5): 403–422.
Published: 10 June 2020
....), Consciousness in interaction: The role of the natural and social context in shaping consciousness (pp. 89 – 105 ). Amsterdam, The Netherlands : John Benjamins . Welch , G. F. , Himonides , E. , Saunders , J. , Papageorgi , I. , & Sarazin , M. ( 2014 ). Singing and social...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (4): 298–322.
Published: 11 March 2020
... physical force was computed sampling the physical force ( N ) and the output voltage ( V ) over 20 discrete angles equidistant from each other (3°), covering the whole 60° displacement. The force was measured with a digital dynamometer (accuracy: ± 0.049 N ). The resulting linear regression had an R 2...
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Music Perception (2006) 24 (1): 63–78.
Published: 01 September 2006
... school since they entered the school at the age of 4. They had received a one-hour keyboard lesson a week in school and probably had everyday practice at home. The training during the initial 2-year course emphasized imitative singing with syllables in the fixed- do system while playing on the keyboard...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (3): 185–195.
Published: 01 February 2020
... music) can be used alongside objective measures of musical abilities such as accuracy in finger-tapping or singing (see, for example, Polak et al., 2018 ). Demographic groups can be selected a priori or emerge from research findings or analysis. Researchers should also remain willing to redefine a...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (3): 208–224.
Published: 01 February 2020
... our features—“Number of pitches (difference from ideal)”—is intended to capture the default number of pitches in each voicing for a particular musical style. Since all the chorales in our dataset have four voices, all of which tend to sing throughout the chorale, we set the ideal number of pitches to...
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Music Perception (2019) 37 (2): 95–110.
Published: 01 December 2019
... instructed to shout/sing phonemes [a] and [i] at three different pitches (in the range 450–480, 570–600, and 520–570 Hz for females; 200–215, 250–270, and 315–340 Hz for males), with a clear, loud voice (see audio samples in Supplementary Materials accompanying this article online at mp.ucpress.edu...
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Music Perception (2019) 37 (2): 134–146.
Published: 01 December 2019
... expressed by certain timbres but not by others ( Behrens & Green, 1993 ; Gabrielsson & Juslin, 1996 ; Paquette, Peretz, & Belin, 2013 ). For example, anger is best expressed by timpani rather than the singing voice, while fear is best expressed by the violin rather than the singing voice or...