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Hearing in Time Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

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ISBN-10: 0199744378

ISBN-13: 9780199744374

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Justin London

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Our sense that a waltz is "in three" or a blues song is "in four with a shuffle" comes from our sense of musical meter.Hearing in Timeexplores the metric aspect of our musical experience from a psychological point of view. Musical meter is taken as a musically-specific instance entrainment, that is, our more general ability to synchronize our actions to the rhythms around us. As such, musical meter is subject to a number of fundamental perceptual and cognitive constraints. These constraints are the cornerstones ofHearing in Time'saccount of musical meter.Hearing inTimealso takes into account the fact that listening to music, like many other rhythmic activities, is something that we do a…    
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Book details

List price: $42.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/3/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.25" long x 0.66" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Introduction
Meter as a Kind of Attentional Behavior
Relevant Research on Rhythmic Perception and Production
The Neurobiology and Development of Rhythm
Meter-Rhythm Interactions I: Ground Rules
Metric Representations and Metric Well-Formedness
Meter-Rhythm Interactions II: Problems
Metric Flux in Beethoven's Fifth
Non-Isochronous Meters
NI Meters in Theory and Practice
The Many Meters Hypothesis
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index