ERIC Number: EJ549907
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Effects of Texture and Number of Parts on the Ability of Music Majors to Detect Performance Errors.
Byo, James L.
Journal of Research in Music Education, v45 n1 p51-66 Spr 1997
Examines graduate and undergraduate music majors' ability to detect pitch and rhythm errors in various settings of textually contrasting musical excerpts. Students listened to intentionally marred excerpts and attempted to identify the errors. Analysis of variance revealed that the predictor variables did not function independently of each other. (MJP)
Descriptors: Auditory Discrimination, Auditory Perception, Auditory Stimuli, Auditory Tests, Educational Research, Error Correction, Error Patterns, Higher Education, Instrumentation and Orchestration, Listening, Listening Skills, Music Activities, Music Education, Music Techniques, Perception Tests, Performance, Predictor Variables, Rhythm (Music), Statistical Distributions
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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