ERIC Number: EJ283278
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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The Effects of Age, Singing Ability, and Instrumental Experiences on Preschool Children's Melodic Perception.
Ramsey, Jonny H.
Journal of Research in Music Education, v31 n2 p133-45 Sum 1983
Study results revealed the following: (1) age affected the children's perception of melodic rhythm, contour, and interval; (2) high-ability singers scored higher than low-ability singers on perception of melodic rhythm, contour, and interval and tonal center; and (3) instrumental experience did not significantly affect perception of melodic components. (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Instrumental Music; Melody