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Voice LeadingThe Science Behind a Musical Art$
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David. Huron

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780262034852

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262034852.001.0001

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David Huron

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DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262034852.003.0003

An introduction to the perception of sound is given, with special emphasis on topics useful for understanding the organization of music. The chapter covers essential concepts in acoustics and auditory perception, including basic auditory anatomy and physiology. Core concepts are defined such as vibrational mode, pure tone, complex tone, partial, harmonic, cochlea, basilar membrane, resolved partial, auditory image, auditory stream, acoustic scene, auditory scene, and auditory scene analysis.

Keywords:   mode, pure tone, complex tone, partial, harmonic, acoustic scene, auditory image, auditory stream, auditory scene analysis

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