Cross-cultural anger communication in music: Towards a stereotype theory of emotion in music

  title={Cross-cultural anger communication in music: Towards a stereotype theory of emotion in music},
  author={Marco Susino and Emery Schubert},
  journal={Musicae Scientiae},
  pages={60 - 74}
Anger perception in music was investigated to determine if this emotion is cross-culturally decoded. A literature review of studies which investigated anger cross-culturally revealed variance between encoders and decoders. In an attempt to explain this variance, these data were examined using existing cross-cultural theories in music psychology, but each was poor in explaining some of the variance observed. For example, none were able to explain explicitly why anger expressed in Japanese music… 

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