About this book
This volume presents an overview of a relatively new field of psychoacoustic
and hearing research that involves perception of musical sound patterns. The
material is considered in a set of chapters that reflect the current status
of scientific scholarship related to music perception. Each chapter aims at
synthesizing a range of findings associated with one of of several major research
areas in the field of music perception. Overview Mari Riess Jones, Richard R.
Fay, Arthur N. Popper Music Perception: Current Research and Future Directions
Mari Riess Jones The Perception of Family and Register in Musical Notes Roy
G. Patterson, Etienne Gaudrain, and Thomas C. Walters A Theory of Tonal Hierarchies
in Music Carol L. Krumhansl and Lola L. Cuddy Music Acquisition and Effects
of Musical Experience Laurel L. Trainor and Kathleen A. Corrigall Music and
Emotion Patrick G. Hunter and E. Glenn Schellenberg Tempo and Rhythm J. Devin
McAuley Neurodynamics of Music Edward W. Large Memory for Melodies Andrea R.
Halpern and James C. Bartlett About the Editors: Mari Riess Jones is Full Professor
in the Department of Psychology at The Ohio State University, Columbus, and
Adjunct Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Arthur N. Popper is Professor in the Department of Biology and Co-Director of
the Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing at the University
of Maryland, College Park. Richard R. Fay is Director of the Parmly Hearing
Institute and Professor of Psychology at Loyola University of Chicago. About
the Series: The Springer Handbook of Auditory Research presents a series of
synthetic reviews of fundamental topics dealing with auditory systems. Each
volume is independent and authoritative; taken as a set, this series is the
definitive resource in the field.
Content Level » Research
Keywords » SHAR - auditory - perception - pitch - tonality
Related subjects » Neuroscience - Otorhinolaryngology
Table of Contents
Introduction.- Pitch Perception.- Tonality.- Dynamical Approaches to Music.- Tempo and Rhythm.- Perceiving and Recognizing Melodies.- Musical Structure and Emotion.- Developmental Aspects of Music Perception.- Music and the Brain.- Conclusion.