ERIC Number: EJ383076
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Effect of Majority Consensus on Preferences for Recorded Orchestral and Popular Music.
Furman, Charles E.; Duke, Robert A.
Journal of Research in Music Education, v36 n4 p220-31 Win 1988
Examines group influences regarding music preferences to determine the effect that conformity has on the decision-making process. The study tested participants selections of popular and orchestral excerpts which had altered pitch and/or tempo. Concludes that preferences of music majors regarding orchestral music are not significantly affected by others. (LS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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