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The Perception of Emotion in Music

Emery Schubert and Gary E. McPherson

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/9780198530329.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

At what age can children perceive emotion in music? How might this evolve as they mature? These two questions form the focus of this chapter which ... More


Biological and Environmental Factors in Music Cognitionand Learning

Steven M. Demorest

in MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning: Volume 1: Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195386677
eISBN:
9780190268039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386677.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter considers the historical debate of the role nature versus nurture in the knowledge people acquire through experiences. It looks into the debate's significance in the study of music ... More


Experimental Studies of Music Reading: A Review

John Sloboda

in Exploring the Musical Mind: Cognition, emotion, ability, function

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530121
eISBN:
9780191689741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530121.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

The psychological study of music reading is atypical of music perception studies in two ways. First, this chapter identifies a clearly defined behavioral goal in most non-laboratory music reading ... More


Learning and Perceiving Musical Structures: Further Insights from Artificial Neural Networks

Barbara Tillmann, Jamshed J. Bharucha, and Emmanuel Bigand

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/9780198525202.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter summarizes the applications of artificial neural networks to music cognition, notably to the learning and perceiving of musical structures. It presents a hierarchical self-organizing ... More


Brain Mechanisms

Eckart Altenmüller and Wilfried Gruhn

in The Science & Psychology of Music Performance: Creative Strategies for Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195138108
eISBN:
9780199849291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138108.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter reviews current knowledge about the brain mechanisms involved in music perception, music production, and music learning. It argues that a basic understanding of the enormously complex ... More


Neural Correlates of Music Perception

Stefan Koelsch

in Language, Music, and the Brain: A Mysterious Relationship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262018104
eISBN:
9780262314121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018104.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter provides an overview of neural correlates of music-syntactic and music-semantic processing, as well as of music-evoked emotions. These three aspects of music processing are often ... More


Mechanisms of Musical Memory in Infancy

Jenny R. Saffran

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/9780198525202.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter summarizes the recent findings suggesting that as previously observed in the language domain, infants possess powerful memory abilities that allow them to represent myriad aspects of ... More


Music cognition in childhood

Kathleen A. Corrigall and E. Glenn Schellenberg

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/9780198744443.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the development of music perception and cognition during early and middle childhood. Although infants have fairly sophisticated musical abilities, it takes many years to acquire ... More


Voice Leading: The Science Behind a Musical Art

David. Huron

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034852
eISBN:
9780262335447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034852.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Voice leading is the musical art of combining sounds over time. This book offers an accessible account of the cognitive and perceptual foundations of voice leading. Drawing on decades of scientific ... More


From Ear to Foot: How Choreographers Interpret Music

Sabine Wilden

in Gestures of Music Theater: The Performativity of Song and Dance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199997152
eISBN:
9780199348572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997152.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Popular, Dance

With the aim of exploring the relationship between music and dance, and in particular, exploring choreographers’ diverse methods when working with music, two studies were executed. For the first, ... More


MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning: Volume 1: Strategies

Richard Colwell and Peter R. Webster (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195386677
eISBN:
9780190268039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386677.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This book brings together the best and most current research on methods for music learning, focusing squarely on the profession's empirical and conceptual knowledge of how students gain competence in ... More


Connecting the Dots

David Huron

in Voice Leading: The Science Behind a Musical Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034852
eISBN:
9780262335447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034852.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter considers how successive pitches can give rise to a sense of line. Three key concepts are described: acoustic continuity, pitch proximity, and pitch comodulation. Both pitch distance and ... More


Perceiving multiple keys: Modulation and polytonality

Carol L. Krumhansl

in Cognitive Foundations of Musical Pitch

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195148367
eISBN:
9780199893201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148367.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter summarizes two experiments that investigate how listeners perceive successive and simultaneous tonalities. The focus of the first experiment is on how listeners initially develop a sense ... More


Key-postures, trajectories and sonic shapes

Rolf Inge Godøy

in Music and Shape

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199351411
eISBN:
9780199351442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199351411.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

The focus of this chapter is on how our notions of shape in music emerge from experiences of sound-producing body motion such as hitting, stroking, bowing, shaking or blowing. Sound-producing body ... More


A Comparative Review of Human Ability Theory: Context, Structure, and Development

Heiner Gembris

in MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304565
eISBN:
9780199850723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304565.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter places research on music perception and cognition into the larger context of research on music learning and development with its changing epistemological facets. It reviews recent trends ... More


The Canon

David Huron

in Voice Leading: The Science Behind a Musical Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034852
eISBN:
9780262335447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034852.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

A brief review is provided of sixteen core traditional rules of voice leading as formulated in the late Baroque period. These rules are typically taught as part of the core theory curriculum in ... More


Afterword

David Huron

in Voice Leading: The Science Behind a Musical Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034852
eISBN:
9780262335447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034852.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

For those readers who teach voice leading and who would like to incorporate aspects of the pertinent research into their classes, this afterword offers some essential pedagogical advice.


Types of Part-Writing

David Huron

in Voice Leading: The Science Behind a Musical Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034852
eISBN:
9780262335447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034852.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Four additional perceptual principles are described that are occasionally linked to the practice of voice leading: onset synchrony, limited density, timbral differentiation, and source location. ... More


Music and the Mind: Essays in honour of John Sloboda

Irène Deliège and Jane Davidson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199581566
eISBN:
9780191804502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199581566.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

The Musical Mind, published in 1985, was written by the relatively unknown John Sloboda. It made ground-breaking inroads in raising crucial questions relating to music's status as a form of human ... More


The Feeling of Leading

David Huron

in Voice Leading: The Science Behind a Musical Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034852
eISBN:
9780262335447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034852.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

A distinction is made between part-writing and voice leading. Even though music may exhibit correct part-writing, the music may nevertheless sounds like it is meandering aimlessly: voice leading adds ... More


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