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Cognitive Foundations of Musical Pitch
1. Objectives and Methods 2. Quantifying Tonal Hierarchies and Key Distances 3. Musical Correlates of Perceived Tonal Hierarchies 4. A Key-Finding Algorithm Based on Tonal Hierarchies 5. PerceivedExpand
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An exploratory study of musical emotions and psychophysiology.
  • C. Krumhansl
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Canadian journal of experimental psychology…
  • 1 December 1997
A basic issue about musical emotions concerns whether music elicits emotional responses in listeners (the 'emotivist' position) or simply expresses emotions that listeners recognize in the music (theExpand
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Tracing the Dynamic Changes in Perceived Tonal Organization in a Spatial Representation of Musical Keys
The cognitive representation of harmonic and tonal structure in Western music is investigated using a tone-profile technique. In this method listeners rate how well single tones (any one of the 12Expand
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Tracing the dynamic changes in perceived tonal organization in a spatial representation of musical keys.
ion, with the least abstract level being the actual tone, intermediate levels corresponding to the more structurally significant elements within the key prevailing in that section of the piece, andExpand
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Concerning the Applicability of Geometric Models to Similarity Data: The Interrelationship Between Similarity and Spatial Density
In a recent article, Tversky questioned the application of geometric models to similarity data and proposed an alternative set-theoretic approach. He suggested that geometric models are inappropriateExpand
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The psychological representation of musical pitch in a tonal context
Abstract In this series of experiments, evidence was found for a complex psychological representation of musical pitch. The results of a scaling study, in which subjects judged the similaritiesExpand
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Mental representations for musical meter.
Investigations of the psychological representation for musical meter provided evidence for an internalized hierarchy from 3 sources: frequency distributions in musical compositions, goodness-of-fitExpand
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A Perceptual Analysis Of Mozart's Piano Sonata K. 282: Segmentation, Tension, and Musical Ideas
The experiments reported here provide a perceptual analysis of the first movement of Mozart9s Piano Sonata in Eb Major, K. 282. The listeners, who varied in the extent of their musical training,Expand
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Rhythm and pitch in music cognition.
Rhythm and pitch are the 2 primary dimensions of music. They are interesting psychologically because simple, well-defined units combine to form highly complex and varied patterns. This article bringsExpand
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Music as Cognition.
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