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Music Perception (2018) 36 (1): 60–76.
Published: 01 September 2018
...George Waddell; Rosie Perkins; Aaron Williamon T his article examines the effects of composition length, familiarity, and likeability—as well as the location of performance errors—on the process of forming performance quality ratings. Five piano works by Chopin and a twentieth-century composer were...
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Music Perception (2018) 35 (5): 607–621.
Published: 01 June 2018
... scanning through music listening options. The question remains, is there a critical feature, such as the song’s vocalist, that listeners used when processing the complex timbral arrangements of Western popular music? Participants were presented with familiar and unfamiliar music segments, four segments in...
Music Perception (2017) 34 (3): 352–365.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Daphne Tan; David Temperley In a prior study (Temperley & Tan, 2013), participants rated the “happiness” of melodies in different diatonic modes. A strong pattern was found, with happiness decreasing as scale steps were lowered. We wondered: Does this pattern reflect the familiarity of diatonic...
Music Perception (2010) 27 (3): 177–182.
Published: 01 February 2010
...S. Omar Ali; Zehra F. Peynircioǧǧlu WE REPLICATED PREVIOUS FINDINGS AND DEMONSTRATED that familiarity with musical stimuli increased 'liking' or 'preference' for the stimuli. We also demonstrated that familiarity increased the intensity of emotional responses to music, but only when the stimuli...
Music Perception (2008) 25 (3): 213–223.
Published: 01 February 2008
.... Trained and untrained participants (N = 150) from the United States and Turkey listened to a series of novel musical excerpts from both familiar and unfamiliar cultures and then completed a recognition memory task for each set of examples. All participants were significantly better at remembering novel...