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Music Perception. 2015; 324344–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.4.344
Published: 01 April 2015
...Stefanie A. Hutka; Claude Alain Absolute pitch (AP) is the rare ability to identify or produce a specific pitch without a reference pitch, which appears to be more prevalent in tone-language speakers than non-tone-language speakers. Numerous studies support a close relationship between AP, music...
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Music Perception. 2004; 213339–356 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2004.21.3.339
Published: 01 March 2004
...DIANA DEUTSCH; TREVOR HENTHORN; MARK DOLSON Absolute pitch is generally considered to reflect a rare musical endowment; however, its characteristics are puzzling and its genesis is unclear. We describe two experiments in which native speakers of tone languages——Mandarin and Vietnamese——were found...
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Music Perception. 2008; 253241–252 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2008.25.3.241
Published: 01 February 2008
... identify the excerpt at the original pitch. The groups performed comparably, and knowledge of a tone language did not affect performance. Nonetheless, Asians performed better on a test of academic achievement. These results provide no support for the contribution of genetics or tone-language use to cross...
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Music Perception. 2020; 375423–434 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.5.423
Published: 10 June 2020
... all Cantonese tones, and elements of selectivity can be introduced to the OPERA hypothesis. Methodologically, the findings highlight the need to include a wide variety of lexical tone contrasts when studying music-to-language transfer. Table 1. Acoustic Parameters of All Male-produced Stimuli...
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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. 2011; 285519–526 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2011.28.5.519
Published: 01 June 2011
...Cunmei Jiang; Jeff P. Hamm; Vanessa K. Lim; Ian J. Kirk; Yufang Yang a group of 11 amusic individuals with mandarin as their first language were tested on a two-tone discrimination task. In addition, a four-tone sequence task with an additional initial reference note and a final return to the...
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Music Perception. 2015; 323232–241 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.3.232
Published: 01 February 2015
... efference systems that control vocal monitoring, as well as the white matter pathways that connect frontal and temporal regions that are involved in perception and production. I will also consider disruptions of the perception-production network that are evident in tone-deaf individuals and poor pitch...
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Music Perception. 1991; 84335–347 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/40285517
Published: 01 July 1991
... regents of the Summer 1991, Vol. 8, No. 4, 335-347 university of California The Tritone Paradox: An Influence of Language on Music Perception DIANA DEUTSCH University of California, San Diego The tritone paradox is produced when two tones that are related by a half-octave (or tritone) are presented in...
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Music Perception. 2014; 314339–358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2014.31.4.339
Published: 01 April 2014
...Asterios Zacharakis; Konstantinos Pastiadis; Joshua D. Reiss A study of musical timbre semantics was conducted with listeners from two different linguistic groups. In two separate experiments, native Greek and English speaking participants were asked to describe 23 musical instrument tones of...
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Music Perception. 2004; 213357–372 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2004.21.3.357
Published: 01 March 2004
... ambiguous. Previous studies have shown that there are large individual differences in how such tone pairs are perceived, and these differences correlate with the listener's language or dialect. We here present findings showing that perception of the tritone paradox can be heavily influenced by speech heard...
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Music Perception. 2020; 375392–402 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.5.392
Published: 10 June 2020
... circles; error bars depict standard error of the mean. Figure 2. Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC) data. Word Count depicts the average total number of words per memory; Authentic and tone depict the percentiles on these variables as determined by the LIWC; all other variables depict the...
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Music Perception. 2020; 375403–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.5.403
Published: 10 June 2020
..., Melody 2 included simultaneous tones, whereas Melody 3 was rhythmically challenging. The purpose of such variety was to keep the task engaging for our participants throughout the experiment. The melodies are shown in Figure 1 . Each learning phase was followed by a performance phase, in which the...
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Music Perception. 2020; 374347–358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.4.347
Published: 11 March 2020
... context of occurrence and the purposes of the participants. While music and language have been greatly altered by developments in media technologies—from writing to recordings—joint speech has been, and continues to be, an integral part of practices, both formal and informal, from which communities derive...
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Music Perception. 2020; 374323–338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.4.323
Published: 11 March 2020
... linguistic abilities in 8-year-old children: More evidence for brain plasticity . Cerebral Cortex , 19 ( 3 ), 712 – 723 . DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhn120 Münzer , S. , Berti , S. , & Pechmann , T. ( 2002 ). Encoding of timbre, speech, and tones: Musicians vs. non-musicians...
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Music Perception. 2020; 373225–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.3.225
Published: 01 February 2020
... (differentiating scale-tones from non-scale-tones) and differences in tonal stability among scale tones (differentiating the tonic from another scale tone). Children (7-, 9-, 11-, 13-, and 14-year-olds) and adults judged how well two types of target tones (scale tone vs. non-scale tone; tonic vs. non-tonic) fit a...
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Music Perception. 2020; 373185–195 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.3.185
Published: 01 February 2020
... ). Culture and evolution . In M. Arbib (Ed.), Language, music and the brain , (pp. 541 – 562 , Strüngmann Forum Reports 10 ). Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Curtis M. E. , & Bharucha J.J. ( 2009 ). Memory and musical expectation for tones in cultural context . Music Perception , 26...
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Music Perception. 2020; 373208–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.3.208
Published: 01 February 2020
... voice leading with neural networks and dynamic programming . Journal of New Music Research , 33 , 387 – 397 . DOI: 10.1080/0929821052000343859 Huron , D. ( 2001 ). Tone and voice: A derivation of the rules of voice-leading from perceptual principles . Music Perception , 19 , 1 – 64...
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Music Perception. 2020; 373240–258 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2020.37.3.240
Published: 01 February 2020
... Psychedelic Trance 1 Romantic 1 Single Tones 1 Trance 1 Table 4. Comparison of Induced-perceived Stimuli with Their Duration in 306 Studies on Music and Emotion Both Induced Perceived Time Length Number Time Length Number Time Length Number < 30 s 38...
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Music Perception. 2019; 37295–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2019.37.2.95
Published: 01 December 2019
... presentation. Prior to testing, stimulus ITD was individually calibrated for each participant using an two-up, one-down staircase procedure, with a dichotically presented 300 ms pure tone at fundamental frequency 700 Hz. The initial ITD was 25 samples (567.5 ms at SR = 44,100 kHz), and the initial step size...
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Music Perception. 2019; 37157–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2019.37.1.57
Published: 01 September 2019
... spectral centroid but it may have been similarly derived as the inverse of F1, or some other dimension that has been used to characterize the vowel articulatory space (e.g., F2-F1). We found that tone sequences that were congruent in brightness change and pitch change led to larger judgments of interval...