ERIC Number: EJ598220
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Age, Sex, and Vocal Task as Factors in Singing "In Tune" during the First Years of Schooling.
Welch, Graham F.; Sergeant, Desmond C.; White, Peta J.
Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, n133 p153-60 Sum 1997
Examines the different kinds of singing competency of children aged 4 to 8 that were evinced by a range of singing tasks. Suggests that: (1) vocal pitch accuracy is task-specific; (2) a greater homogeneity in vocal pitch matching abilities between boys and girls; and (3) sex difference emerge at age 7 favoring girls. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom