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Aesthetic Response

Margaret S. Barrett

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530329
eISBN:
9780191689765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530329.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines the ways in which ‘aesthetic response’ has been described and used within the philosophy, psychology, and sociology of ... More


Experimental Aesthetics and Liking for Music

David J. Hargreaves and Adrian C. North

in Handbook of Music and Emotion: Theory, Research, Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230143
eISBN:
9780191696435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230143.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

The study of aesthetics, involving the creation and appreciation of art and beauty, has been approached in two distinct ways. ‘Speculative aesthetics’ is concerned with high-level, abstract questions ... More


A New Approach to the Cognitive Neuroscience of Melody

Aniruddh D. Patel

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525202
eISBN:
9780191689314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525202.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter demonstrates the cognitive richness of melody perception. It also introduces a new method for the neural study of melody. It starts by presenting the thirteen ways of hearing a melody. ... More


Musical Preference and Taste in Childhood and Adolescence

David J. Hargreaves, Adrian C. North, and Mark Tarrant

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530329
eISBN:
9780191689765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530329.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter looks for regularities in the complex and ever-changing pattern of individual preferences to music, with a particular focus on age ... More


Music and memory in film and other multimedia: The Casablanca effect

Berthold Hoeckner and Howard C. Nusbaum

in The Psychology of Music in Multimedia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199608157
eISBN:
9780191761225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608157.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the artistic representation and empirical study of audiovisual memory in cinema, with a specific focus on memory induced by music. The first section reviews how flashbacks have ... More


Audience Response and Expressive Pitch Inflections in a Live Recording of Legendary Singer Kesar Bai Kerkar

Wim van der Meer

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines several “snapshots” from a recording by the legendary singer Kesar Bai Kerkar (1892–1977), in which the customary audience response to a concert of classical Hindustani music, ... More


Implications for Cognitive Studies of Musical Expressiveness

Catherine J. Stevens

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Studies of expressiveness in music from a cognitive psychological perspective have, until now, tended to analyze emotional response to music as a proxy for expression. The present collection, ... More


Implications for Ethnomusicology

Jonathan P. J. Stock

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Ethnomusicologists have a long-held interest in musical expressivity, with general observations as follows. First, musical expression has enduring qualities, even though performances are newly made ... More


The Notion of Expression in Music Criticism

Elena Alessandri

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Expression is arguably one of the most common and important terms in musical discourse, used as a measure of the aesthetic value of musical performance. But what does it mean for a performance to be ... More


How and why do musical preferences change in childhood and adolescence?

David J. Hargreaves, Adrian C. North, and Mark Tarrant

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744443
eISBN:
9780191805776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744443.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter identifies patterns in the development of musical preferences, and tries to explain why they occur. Following some definitions of the various terms concerning musical preferences, and a ... More


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