psychobiologists, musicians, music researchers, and music educators.
The author provides the necessary background in experimental methodology and music theory so that no specialized knowledge is required for following her major arguments.
Table of Contents
1. Objectives and Methods
2. Quantifying Tonal Hierarchies and Key Distances
3. Musical Correlates of Perceived Tonal Hierarchies
4. A Key-Finding Algorithm Based on Tonal Hierarchies
5. Perceived Relations Between Musical Tones
6. Perceptual Organization and Pitch Memory
7. Quantifying Harmonic Hierarchies and Key Distances
8. Perceived Harmonic Relations
9. Perceiving Multiple Keys: Modulation and Polytonality
10. Tonal Hierarchies in Atonal and Non-Western Tonal Music
11. Music Cognition: Theoretical and Empirical Generalizations