Chapter 15. Perception of Music

  1. E. Bruce Goldstein
  1. W. Jay Dowling

Published Online: 1 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753477.ch15

Blackwell Handbook of Sensation and Perception

Blackwell Handbook of Sensation and Perception

How to Cite

Dowling, W. J. (2005) Perception of Music, in Blackwell Handbook of Sensation and Perception (ed E. B. Goldstein), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753477.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631206842

Online ISBN: 9780470753477

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Keywords:

  • music;
  • information processing;
  • cultural relativism;
  • musical tradition;
  • auditory system

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Human Information Processing and Music

  • Musical Pitch

  • Expectancies and Their Role in Music Perception

  • The Organization of Pitch and Time

  • Perception and Memory Summary