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Music Perception (2021) 39 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Emily Schwitzgebel; Christopher Wm. White This study tests the respective roles of pitch-class content and bass patterns within harmonic expectation using a mix of behavioral and computational experiments. In our first two experiments, participants heard a paradigmatic chord progression derived...
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Music Perception (2021) 38 (5): 425–434.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Dominique T. Vuvan; Bryn Hughes Krumhansl and Kessler’s (1982 ) pioneering experiments on tonal hierarchies in Western music have long been considered the gold standard for researchers interested in the mental representation of musical pitch structure. The current experiment used the probe tone...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (3): 225–239.
Published: 01 February 2020
... (scale-tone condition), and (b) a target of a non-scale tone that violated the rules of tonal structure by occurring outside the key of the melody (non-scale-tone condition). tonality pitch child development enculturation bi-musicals How do listeners acquire musical schemata (i.e...
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Music Perception (2019) 36 (4): 406–430.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Richard Parncutt; Sabrina Sattmann; Andreas Gaich; Annemarie Seither-Preisler W e investigated perception of virtual pitches at missing fundamentals (MFs) in musical chords of three chromas (simultaneous trichords). Tone profiles for major, minor, diminished, augmented, suspended, and four other...
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Music Perception (2018) 35 (5): 573–578.
Published: 01 June 2018
... is necessary for song to be perceived in speech is unclear. One possibility is that by default pitch is not a salient attribute of speech in non-tonal languages, as spectral information is more vital for determining meaning. However, repetition may satiate lexical processing, increasing pitch salience...
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Music Perception (2018) 35 (4): 475–501.
Published: 01 April 2018
... in musical contexts. Moreover, physical frequency and perceived pitch are not the same. Rameau and Helmholtz derived musical intervals from the harmonic series, which is audible in everyday sounds including voiced speech; but those intervals, like musical intervals, are perceived categorically. Musical...
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Music Perception (2015) 32 (3): 232–241.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., and 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 (2015) 32 (3): 272–282.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Simone Dalla Bella Important individual differences characterize singing in adult nonmusicians. In spite of the fact that the majority can carry a tune, some occasional singers are particularly inaccurate or imprecise in producing or imitating pitch (poor-pitch singers). Poor-pitch singing can...
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Music Perception (2014) 31 (3): 254–270.
Published: 01 February 2014
... metrically stable positions in the measure preferentially feature tonally stable pitches, and do tonally stable pitches occur more often than not at metrically stable locations? To answer this question, we analyzed a corpus of compositions by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin, tabulating the frequency...
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Music Perception (2012) 30 (2): 147–159.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of California 2012 tuning pitch voice violin perception Vocal Generosity 147 Music Perception volume 30, issue 2, pp. 147 159. issn 0730-7829, electronic issn 1533-8312. © 2012 by the regents of the university of california all rights reserved. please direct all requests for permission to photocopy...
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Music Perception (2011) 29 (2): 157–163.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of 69 children with and without formal music training. Pitch perception was correlated with phonological awareness, a finding consistent with the hypothesis that basic auditory processing skills underlie the association between music and reading abilities. Nevertheless, the correlation between music...
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Music Perception (2011) 28 (5): 461–472.
Published: 01 June 2011
... key pitch probe tone Minor Tonal Hierarchies 461 Music Perception volume 28, issue 5, pp. 461 472, issn 0730-7829, electronic issn 1533-8312 © 2011 by the regents of the university of california. all rights reserved. please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article...
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Music Perception (2011) 28 (4): 333–366.
Published: 01 April 2011
... today. © 2011 By the Regents of the University of California pitch triad tonality stability salience Music Perception volume 28, issue 4, pp. 333 365, issn 0730-7829, electronic issn 1533-8312 © 2011 by the regents of the university of california. all rights reserved. please direct all...
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Music Perception (2010) 28 (2): 195–200.
Published: 01 December 2010
... results indicate that harmony perception begins to develop earlier than has been previously suggested. © 2010 By the Regents of the University of California key membership harmony tonality musical enculturation pitch Musical Enculturation in Preschool Children 195 Musical Enculturation...
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Music Perception (2009) 26 (3): 195–204.
Published: 01 February 2009
... November 4, 2008. Key words: rhythm, pitch, syntax, prolongational structure, recursion These questions have been sharpened by the Chomskyan turn in linguistics, in which the focus is no longer on the language as a disembodied social object. Rather, it is on how language is instantiated in speakers...
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Music Perception (2008) 26 (2): 145–155.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Rachel M. Van Besouw; Jude S. Brereton; David M. Howard PREVIOUS STUDIES ON VIBRATO PITCH HAVE attempted to determine the "principal pitch" of vibrato tones and not the range of tuning for such tones in a melodic context. This study investigates the range of acceptable tuning (RAT) for tones...
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Music Perception (2008) 25 (4): 331–343.
Published: 01 April 2008
... is typically expressed by a deficit in perceiving musical pitch but not musical time. © 2008 By the Regents of the University of California Congenital amusia on-line test tone deafness pitch time On-line Identification of Congenital Amusia 331 ON-LINE IDENTIFICATION OF CONGENITAL AMUSIA ISABELLE...
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Music Perception (2006) 24 (2): 147–154.
Published: 01 December 2006
... but substantial differences in pitch patterning. Whereas hearing children accurately reproduced the relative pitch patterns of the songs they sang, deaf children did not. Deaf children’s pitch range was considerably smaller than that of hearing children, and their pitch changes were unrelated to the direction...
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Music Perception (2006) 24 (1): 105–110.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., and attentional focusing, it is difficult to make arguments about innate specificity. Thus, the question of whether music is an evolutionary adaptation appears to depend on whether or not music conferred survival advantages, a question that is difficult to answer. music evolution adaptation pitch...