Effects of Perceptual Organization and Musical Form on Melodic Expectancies

@inproceedings{Krumhansl1996EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of Perceptual Organization and Musical Form on Melodic Expectancies},
  author={Carol Krumhansl},
  booktitle={Joint International Conference on Cognitive and Systematic Musicology},
  year={1996}
}
Abs t r ac t . The experiment reported in this chapter examines two aspects of music perception: the role of perceptual organization in generating melodic expectancies, and attentional processing directed at different levels of hierarchical structure in music. The implication-realization model (Narmour, 1990) provides a framework for approaching these questions. It holds that principles of perceptual organization define coherent units within which expectancies operate. The model describes… CONTINUE READING

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