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Music Perception (2020) 38 (2): 106–135.
Published: 25 November 2020
... of Cognitive Science, 9500 Gilman Drive Mail Code 0515, La Jolla, CA 92093-0515. E-mail: screel@ucsd.edu 11 7 2014 25 7 2020 © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 meter timbre metrical restoration melodic contour exemplar theory When...
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Music Perception (2017) 34 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 February 2017
... descending/arched melodic contours despite substantial differences in absolute pitch and duration. This preference was consistent for both Western and non-Western songs. Surprisingly, we also found that the global samples of human and bird song contours were significantly more correlated with one another...
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Music Perception (2010) 28 (2): 169–194.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Mark. A. Schmuckler Melodic contour, or the pattern of rises and falls in pitch, is a critical component of melodic structure, and has an important impact on listeners' perceptions of, and memory for, music. Despite its centrality, few formal models of contour structure exist. One recent exception...