Articles about Music Perception

Playing in Time: Integrating Temporal Information in the Computational Measurement of Musical Similarity
Journal of Creative Music Systems (2016) Vol. 1, No. 1

In this article we discuss the importance of temporal information in assessing musical similarity and we present a content-based approach that emphasizes the sequential repetition of perceptually relevant, expressive musical features. To examine these approaches, we implemented three previously proposed ...

A Comparison of Nationally Ranked High Schools and Their Music Curricula
Update (2015) Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 50-59

This study compared selected musical, educational, and social characteristics of high schools ranked highest in Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report. Questions addressed were (a) How are the top-ranked schools similar or different in educational, musical, and social characteristics? ...

Percussive Notes (2015) Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 16-18


Acoustics of the Everyday: Between Growth and Conflict in 1960s Japan
Twentieth Century Music (2015) Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 71-96

Focusing on a multimedia practice labelled 'intermedia art', this article shows how experimental musical practices complicate popular characterizations of the idea of politics in 1960s Japan that are polarized by their focus on extraordinary economic growth, on the one hand, ...