The Anchor Model of Musical Culture

  • Dr. Thomas Fritz
  • Published 2011


In a recent cross-cultural study with participants from an autochthonous African population (Mafa) and Western participants, it was shown that the recognition of several emotional expressions (happy, sad, fearful) in music are likely to be music universals [1]. The Mafa listeners (who were naïve to the Western music) were quite successful at recognizing the… (More)

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