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Music Perception (2021) 38 (5): 509–521.
Published: 01 June 2021
...J. Devin McAuley; Patrick C. M. Wong; Lucas Bellaiche; Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis Although people across multiple cultures have been shown to experience music narratively, it has proven difficult to disentangle whether narrative dimensions of music derive from learned extramusical associations...
Music Perception (2018) 36 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of both generic constraints and selected cultural particularities in shaping rhythmic prototypes. We experimentally tested musicians’ synchronization (finger tapping) with simple periodic rhythms at two different tempi with participants in Mali, Bulgaria, and Germany. We found support both for the classic...
Includes: Supplementary data
Music Perception (2017) 35 (1): 118–121.
Published: 01 September 2017
... refute this idea, citing cross-cultural, developmental and comparative evidence to the contrary, and raising concerns over McDermott et al.'s methodology. We conclude that although familiarity plays an important role in shaping tonal preferences, it must not be cast in opposition to clear biological...