A Cross-Cultural Comparative Study of the Role of Musical Structural Features in the Perception of Emotion in Greek Traditional Music

@inproceedings{Zacharopoulou2009ACC,
  title={A Cross-Cultural Comparative Study of the Role of Musical Structural Features in the Perception of Emotion in Greek Traditional Music},
  author={Kyriaki Zacharopoulou and Athanasia D. Kyriakidou},
  year={2009}
}
Background in music psychology. Music is widely acknowledged as a powerful elicitor of strong emotional experiences; this is partly attributed to its inherent features. Previous research has found a relationship between certain features of music and their emotional connotations. However, research has been mainly limited to Western art music and its inherent qualities, neglecting the cultural effects on perception of emotion in music. Background in historical musicology, music theory and… CONTINUE READING

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