Web-based versus Lab-based Studies:A Response to Kendall (2008)
Honing, Henkjan; Reips, Ulf-Dietrich (2008-04)
While in an earlier commentary (Honing & Ladinig, 2008) we stressed the potential of Web-delivered experiments for music perception research, the ongoing discussion on Web-based versus lab-based studies seems to circle ...
Thompson, William Forde (2008-04)
Commentary on "The Perception and Cognition of Time in Balinese Music" by Andrew Clay McGraw
Cross, Ian; Gill, Satinder; Knight, Sarah; Nash, Chris; Rabinowitch, Tal-Chen; Slobodian, Lydia; Spiro, Neta; Woodruff, Ghofur; Woolhouse, Matthew (2008-04)
We review the paper by Andrew Clay McGraw, noting that it represents an interesting and valuable contribution to the study of music in cognition in its informed exploration of non-western musical perceptions. We raise a ...
A Comparison of Dynamics in Major- and Minor-key Works
Turner, Ben; Huron, David (2008-04)
An analysis of dynamic markings in 24 paired preludes in major and minor keys shows that the minor mode is associated with a generally lower dynamic level than the major mode. The results are consistent with observations ...
The Perception and Cognition of Time in Balinese Music
McGraw, Andrew Clay (2008-04)
This article describes experiments designed to determine the perception and cognition of time-in-music among Balinese gamelan musicians. Three topics are discussed. First, the proposed connections between cultural/religious ...
Commentary on "Asynchronous Preparation of Tonally Fused Intervals in Polyphonic Music" by David Huron
Wright, James (2008-04)
In his most recent contribution to an important and well-framed series of papers on auditory grouping and the perception of polyphonic music, David Huron seeks further evidence for his working hypothesis that J.S. Bach ...
A Comparison of Average Pitch Height and Interval Size in Major- and Minor-key Themes: Evidence Consistent with Affect-related Pitch Prosody
Huron, David (2008-04)
An analysis of 9,788 instrumental themes shows that minor-key themes are, on average, slightly lower in pitch than major-key themes. The lower pitch is not merely an artifact of structural differences in the scales. In ...