Musical Perceptions

Synopsis

PART I: Philosophical Perspectives 1. Emotion and Meaning in Music, L.B. Meyer 2. Music and Language: Parallels and Contrasts, R. Aiello 3. Perception: A Perspective from Music Theory, N. Cook PART II: Developmental Perspectives 4. Songsinging by Young and Old: A Developmental Approach to Music, L. Davidson 5. Coming to Hear in a New Way, J. Bamberger 6. Music Performance: Expression and Development of Excellence, J.A. Sloboda PART III: The Perception of Melody, Tonality, Rhythm and Timing 7. Melodic Contour in Hearing and Remembering Melodies, W.J. Dowling 8. Describing the Mental Representation of Tonality in Music, D. Beutler and H. Brown 9. Tonality and Expectation, J.J. Bharucha 10. Perception, Production, and Imitation of Time Ratios by Skilled Musicians, S. Sternberg and R.L. Knoll PART IV: The Perception of Musical Compositions 11. The Interpretive Component in Musical Performance, L.H. Shaffer and N.P. Todd 12. Can Listening to Music be Experimentally Studied?, R. Aiello

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Nicholas Cook
  • Lyle Davidson
  • John A. Sloboda
  • W. Jay Dowling
  • David Butler
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1994