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Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

Justin London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744374
eISBN:
9780199949632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744374.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book develops a theory of musical meter based on psychological research in temporal perception, cognition, and motor behavior. Meter is regarded as a kind of entrainment, a synchronization of ... More


Meter-Rhythm Interactions I: Ground Rules

Justin London

in Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744374
eISBN:
9780199949632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744374.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

There is an important distinction between meter (the listener's pattern of entrainment) and rhythm (the pattern of durations that one listens to). Meter functions as a perceptual ground for rhythmic ... More


Non-Isochronous Meters

Justin London

in Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744374
eISBN:
9780199949632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744374.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

What makes a rhythm “regular enough” so that it can give rise to metric entrainment? Many non-western musics involve non-isochronous (NI) meters (also known as complex or additive meters), based on ... More


Music and Gesture

Lawrence M. Zbikowski

in Foundations of Musical Grammar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190653637
eISBN:
9780190653668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653637.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter explores the relationship between music and physical gesture, drawing on recent research on the spontaneous gestures that accompany speech. Such gestures appear to be motivated by ... More


Kodály-Inspired Teaching: A Bridge to Musical Fluency

Brent M. Gault

in Teaching General Music: Approaches, Issues, and Viewpoints

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199328093
eISBN:
9780190464417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328093.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Zoltán Kodály’s work as a composer, ethnomusicologist, music educator, and music advocate led to the development of a singing-based approach to music instruction in Hungary. This approach, in which ... More


Questioning the Unmusical Ways We Teach Children Music

Peggy D. Bennett

in Teaching General Music: Approaches, Issues, and Viewpoints

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199328093
eISBN:
9780190464417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328093.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Why are teachers of general music so willing to suppress their own sense of musicality when they teach children music? When the visual patterns of notation, rather than the aural patterns of sound, ... More


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