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Conceptualizing Music: Cognitive Structure, Theory, and Analysis

Lawrence M. Zbikowski

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195140231
eISBN:
9780199871278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140231.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book shows how recent work in cognitive science, especially that developed by cognitive linguists and cognitive psychologists, can be used to explain how we understand music. The book focuses on ... More


Syntax

Aniruddh D. Patel

in Music, Language, and the Brain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195123753
eISBN:
9780199848034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123753.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Research by Leonard Bernstein published as The Unanswered Question in 1976 was embraced since it incorporated Noam Chomsky's ideas regarding generative linguistic theory with musical meaning and ... More


Language

Roger Scruton

in The Aesthetics of Music

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198167273
eISBN:
9780191598371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019816727X.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Explores the parallels and divergences between music and language, dismisses certain fashionable semiotic approaches, and tries to show that recent attempts to give a generative theory of musical ... More


CONCLUSION CONCLUSION COGNITIVE STRUCTURE, THEORY, AND ANALYSIS

Lawrence M. Zbikowski

in Conceptualizing Music: Cognitive Structure, Theory, and Analysis

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195140231
eISBN:
9780199871278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140231.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This concluding chapter returns to M. Swann and to his final encounter with Vinteuil's sonata after a year in which it became thoroughly intertwined with his love affair with Odette, the courtesan ... More


Musical Syntax and Its Relation to Linguistic Syntax

Fred Lerdahl

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/9780262018104.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Music is meaningful, but there is no musical counterpart to the lexicon or semantics of language, nor are there analogs of parts of speech or syntactic phrases. This chapter seeks to establish a ... More


Response to target article ‘Language, music, and the brain: a resource-sharing framework’

Stefan Koelsch

in Language and Music as Cognitive Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553426
eISBN:
9780191731020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553426.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter comments on the discussion in Chapter 22. Although it largely agrees with the chapter's notion of shared resource networks, it points out that little research has analysed in detail ... More


Working memory in musical prodigies: A 10,000-year-old story, one million years in the making

Larry R. Vandervert

in Musical Prodigies: Interpretations from Psychology, Education, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199685851
eISBN:
9780191806049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685851.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an evolutionary explanation of child prodigies in music. Within the framework of working memory, the purpose of this chapter to show how, during the last million years, (1) the ... More


From Acoustic to Perceived Repetition

Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis

in On Repeat: How Music Plays the Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990825
eISBN:
9780199357871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990825.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Superficially similar instances of repetition can be perceived dramatically differently. Chapter 2 scrutinizes this transformation from acoustic to perceived repetition. It surveys theoretical work ... More


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