The Happy Xylophone: Acoustics Affordances Restrict An Emotional Palate
Schutz, Michael; Huron, David; Keeton, Kristopher; Loewer, Gred (2008-07)
In many ways, the structure of music resembles that of language, including the acoustic cues used to communicate emotion. In speech, sadness is imparted through a combination of low fundamental frequency, dark timbre, ...
Seeing Music? What musicians need to know about vision
Schutz, Michael (2008-07)
Music is inherently an auditory art form, rooted in sound, and generally analyzed in terms of its acoustic properties. However, as the process of hearing is affected by seeing, visual information does in fact play an ...