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Music Perception (2022) 39 (4): 386–400.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Christopher Corcoran; Jan Stupacher; Peter Vuust Jazz musicians usually learn to play with “swing” phrasing by playing by ear. Classical musicians—who play more from musical scores than by ear—are reported to struggle with producing swing. We explored whether classical musicians play with more...
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Music Perception (2021) 38 (4): 372–385.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Christopher Corcoran; Klaus Frieler The most recognizable features of the jazz phrasing style known as “swing” is the articulation of tactus beat subdivisions into long-short patterns (known as “swing eighths”). The subdivisions are traditionally assumed to form a 2:1 beat-upbeat ratio (BUR...
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Music Perception (2016) 34 (1): 94–103.
Published: 01 September 2016
... by comparing the rhythmic characteristics of the spontaneous speech and jazz productions of jazz musicians who speak American English with those of the spontaneous speech and riddim productions of Jamaican musicians, who speak Jamaican English. We found that the speech and music rhythmic patterns were similar...
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Music Perception (2016) 33 (5): 561–570.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Martin Norgaard; Samantha N. Emerson; Kimberly Dawn; James D. Fidlon A growing body of research suggests that jazz musicians concatenate stored auditory and motor patterns during improvisation. We hypothesized that this mechanism allows musicians to focus attention more flexibly during...
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Music Perception (2008) 25 (5): 471–476.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Henkjan Honing; W. Bas de Haas Swing refers to a characteristic long-short subdivision of the beat that is generally considered a crucial aspect that contributes to the quality of a jazz or pop performance. The current study measures this pattern (referred to as the 'swing ratio') at different...