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The Transition Between Noise (Disorder) and Structure (Order)

Stephen Handel

in Perceptual Coherence: Hearing and seeing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195169645
eISBN:
9780199786732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169645.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Texture refers to the surface characteristics of an object resulting from the quality and arrangement of its particles or constituent parts. One extensive set of experiments focused on the ... More


Tuning in to Very Fast Events: Pitch Perception

Mari Riess Jones

in Time Will Tell: A Theory of Dynamic Attending

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190618216
eISBN:
9780190618230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190618216.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter demonstrates that entrainment applies to very fast events, namely sounds with high frequencies. To illustrate this, prominent approaches to pitch perception are sketched along with basic ... More


On absolute pitch, and the disaggregation of chords

Adam Ockelford

in Applied Musicology: Using Zygonic Theory to Inform Music Education, Therapy and Psychology Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199607631
eISBN:
9780191747687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607631.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Many young people who are blind or on the autism spectrum have highly developed pitch-processing abilities, among which is the capacity to ‘disaggregate’ chords—to identify their individual tonal ... More


The Several Dimensions of Pitch: (1993/2003)

James Tenney

Larry Polansky, Lauren Pratt, Robert Wannamaker, and Michael Winter (eds)

in From Scratch: Writings in Music Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038723
eISBN:
9780252096679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038723.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

James Tenney explains the different mechanisms behind the simultaneous and consecutive relationships between pitches using ideas from evolution and neurocognition. He suggests that there are two ... More


John Cage and the Theory of Harmony: (1983)

James Tenney

Larry Polansky, Lauren Pratt, Robert Wannamaker, and Michael Winter (eds)

in From Scratch: Writings in Music Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038723
eISBN:
9780252096679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038723.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

James Tenney examines some of John Cage's theoretical ideas and their possible implications for a new theory of harmony that he argues requires new definitions of “harmony,” “harmonic relations,” ... More


Intracerebral Evoked Potentials in Pitch Perception Reveal a Functional Asymmetry of Human Auditory Cortex

Catherine LiéGeois-Chauvel, Kimberly Giraud, Jean-Michel Badier, Patrick Marquis, and Patrick Chauvel

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/9780198525202.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines the tonotopic organization of the human auditory cortex using intracerebrally recorded evoked potentials studied as a function of the anatomical recording site. The sensitivity ... More


Introduction to “Contributions toward a Quantitative Theory of Harmony”: (1979)

James Tenney

Larry Polansky, Lauren Pratt, Robert Wannamaker, and Michael Winter (eds)

in From Scratch: Writings in Music Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038723
eISBN:
9780252096679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038723.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

James Tenney presents the introduction to his 1979 essay “Contributions toward a Quantitative Theory of Harmony.” In this introduction, Tenney discusses the history of consonance/dissonance, paying ... More


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