Music, Gestalt, and Computing: Studies in Cognitive and Systematic Musicology by Marc LemanMusic, Gestalt, and Computing: Studies in Cognitive and Systematic Musicology by Marc Leman

Music, Gestalt, and Computing: Studies in Cognitive and Systematic Musicology

byMarc Leman

Hardcover | September 10, 1997

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This book presents a coherent state-of-the-art survey on the area of systematic and cognitive musicology which has enjoyed dynamic growth now for many years. It is devoted to exploring the relationships between acoustics, human information processing, and culture as well as to methodological issues raised by the widespread use of computers as a powerful tool for theory construction, theory testing, and the manipulation of musical information or any kind of data manipulation related to music.
Title:Music, Gestalt, and Computing: Studies in Cognitive and Systematic MusicologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:530 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 1.73 inPublished:September 10, 1997Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/Trade

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ISBN - 10:3540635262

ISBN - 13:9783540635260

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The book is devoted to the relationships between acoustics, human information processing, and culture as well as to methodological issues raised by the use of computers as a powerful tool for theory construction, theory testing and the manipulation of musical information or data manipulation related to music. The book comes with a CD (sound examples for the various chapters); it contains a comprehensive name and subject index and the following chapters: Gestalt theory revisited, from pitch to harmony, rhythm to expectation, timbre, musical expression to interactive computer systems