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  1. Psychology and Music

    The Understanding of Melody and Rhythm

    Edited by W. Jay Dowling, Thomas J. Tighe

    This book deals with the complex cognitive processes involved in understanding two "horizontal" aspects of music perception, melody and rhythm, both separately and together. Focusing on the tonal framework for pitch material in melodies, the first section provides evidence that mere exposure to...

    Published January 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  2. The Perception of Music

    By Robert Frances, W. Jay Dowling

    This translation of this classic text contains a balance of cultural and biological considerations. While arguing for the strong influence of exposure and of formal training on the way that music is perceived, Frances draws on the literature concerning the amusias to illustrate his points about the...

    Published December 1st 1987 by Psychology Press

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