Ivana Milošević

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This paper presents several different studies which suggest that music in more musical voices (voice multiplicity) tends to be perceived more positively. These empirical studies emphasize the importance of horizontal organiztion on music perception. According to the author Vinoo Alluri (Alluri, 2012) the polyphonic timbre has been found to be a significant perceptual component of music, especially in studies that involve tasks such as genre identification, categorization, or emotional affect attribution.


polyphony, horizontal motion, voice multiplicity, perception, emotional sensations

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22190/FUVAM2002117M


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