Articles about Music Reading

Reading and rhythm in the 'La Clayette' manuscript (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, nouv. acq. fr. 13521)
Plainsong and Medieval Music (2014) Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 125-151

Previous commentators have maligned the La Clayette manuscript as a source of Ars Antiqua motets on three grounds: that its layout is not arranged for use in performance; that its notation is unsophisticated in its use of mensural forms; and ...

Young Children Read and Arrange: Part II
General Music Today (Online) (2013) Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 37-40

This article explores reading at its most fundamental: the interpretation of marks for the eye that represent musical sounds. An examination of young children's created symbols for songs suggests that they perceive music in meaningful units rather than individual notes. ...

Eye Movement Patterns During the Processing Musical and Linguistic Syntactic Incongruities
Psychomusicology (2012) Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 18-25

It has been suggested that music and language share syntax-supporting brain mechanisms. Consequently, violations of syntax in either domain may have similar effects. The present study examined the effects of syntactic incongruities on eye movements and reading time in both ...