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Perceptual Consequences of Cochlear Damage

Brian C. J. Moore

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198523307
eISBN:
9780191712456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523307.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Over the last twenty years there has been a revolution in our understanding of the mechanisms of sound analysis in the normal cochlea. Along with this, the mechanisms associated with cochlear hearing ... More


Analyzing Musical Sound

Stephen McAdams, Philippe Depalle, and Eric Clarke

in Empirical Musicology: Aims, Methods, Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195167498
eISBN:
9780199867707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167498.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter considers some of the tools available for analyzing musical sound from acoustical and psychoacoustical perspectives. Spectrograms are shown of various different kinds of musical sound, ... More


Diatonic Space

Fred Lerdahl

in Tonal Pitch Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195178296
eISBN:
9780199870370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178296.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter introduces and develops the concept of pitch space, beginning with a distinction between tonal and event hierarchies. After a consideration of previous approaches, the fundamental ... More


Science, Technology, the Music Research Vanguard

Born Georgina

in Rationalizing Culture: IRCAM, Boulez, and the Institutionalization of the Musical Avant-Garde

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520202160
eISBN:
9780520916845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520202160.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the technological research projects of the Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM) in the 1984, explaining that, during this time, computer music ... More


Perception of acoustic sequences: global integration versus temporal resolution

Richard M. Warren

in Thinking in Sound: The Cognitive Psychology of Human Audition

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522577
eISBN:
9780191688645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522577.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

The perception of acoustic sequences has long been a topic of major interest in psychoacoustics due to the fact that speech and music consist of a succession of particular sounds occurring in ... More


Auditory neuropathy and multiple sclerosis

Jos Eggerrmont

in Auditory Temporal Processing and its Disorders

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198719090
eISBN:
9780191802232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719090.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Auditory neuropathy occurs frequently and is responsible for approximately 8% of newly diagnosed cases of hearing loss in children per year. Hyperbilirubinemia and hypoxia represent major risk ... More


Collaboration: The Science and Culture of Additive Synthesis

Jennifer Iverson

in Electronic Inspirations: Technologies of the Cold War Musical Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190868192
eISBN:
9780190929138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868192.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In 1953–1954, the WDR composers began building sounds with additive synthesis, a process of layering and recording sine tones using generators and magnetic tape. The young composers, including ... More


Vibrating, and Silent: Listening to the Material Acoustics of Tintinnabulation

Jeffers Engelhardt

in Arvo Pärt: Sounding the Sacred

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289752
eISBN:
9780823297108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289752.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines silence in Pärt’s music from the perspectives of psychoacoustics and the material acoustics of the piano. I listen to Pärt’s music not only for its meanings (what it figures, ... More


What Is the Spectrum?

Victor Lazzarini

in Spectral Music Design: A Computational Approach

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197524015
eISBN:
9780197524053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197524015.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter provides a gentle introduction to the concepts of audio signals, functions, the time and frequency domains. It discusses the fundamental ideas about the spectrum in a mostly ... More


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