ERIC Number: EJ572632
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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An Investigation of the Influence of Timbre on Gender and Instrument Association.
Kelly, Steven N.
Contributions to Music Education, v24 n1 p43-56 1997
Investigates the effects of timbre, as a cue, on gender-instrument associations by third-grade students. Indicates that gender-timbre associations were strong for this age group: males were associated with brass instruments and cello; females were associated with flute and violin. Discusses implications of gender-instrument associations for music educators. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Journal availability:, Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242-0001.