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Psychophysical preference for harmonized musical passages in the Just and Equal Tempered systems.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1118261     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Preferences were obtained from both experienced and untrained Ss concerning musical passages presented in both Just (natural) and Equal Tempered (synthetic) tuning systems. While a significant preference for Just tonation was recorded for all Ss, no significant difference for preference was found between moderately experienced musicians and non-performers. Boys showed a greater, and significant, preference for Just tuning than did girls.
Authors:
V O'Keeffe
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perceptual and motor skills     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0031-5125     ISO Abbreviation:  Percept Mot Skills     Publication Date:  1975 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-06-07     Completed Date:  1975-06-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401131     Medline TA:  Percept Mot Skills     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  192-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Attitude*
Auditory Perception*
Female
Humans
Male
Music*
Pitch Discrimination
Psychophysics
Sex Factors

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