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Emotional Response to Music Pat Metheny’s Secret Story
Goins, Wayne E.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface 1. Introduction: Factors Related to Emotional Response 2. Methods of Measuring Aesthetic Response (Hevner’s Adjective Wheel; Continuous Response Digital Interface) 3. The Elusive Nature of Aesthetic Response (Describing Music and Emotions; Music and Aesthetics; Reliability and Assessment) 4. Pat Metheny: A Brief Biography 5. Metheny’s Gradual Progression Toward a Rhetorical Style (Vocal Evolution; Elements of Rhetoric; Parallel Approaches to Musical Treatment by Leonard Ratner and Pat Metheny; Selected Rhetorical Figures) 6. Preliminary Work Using Metheny’s Music (Pilot Studies) 7. The Effect of Moodstates on Listener Responses to Metheny’s Music (Stimuli; Stimulus Tapes; Data Collection; Procedure) 8. Results (Individual Analysis of Emotional Responses; Demographic Analysis; Reliability) 9. Interpreting the Effect of Metheny’s Music 10. Final Thoughts Appendix; Bibliography; Indices – Album, Performer, Researcher

ISBN10:  0-7734-7439-0   ISBN13:  978-0-7734-7439-0    Pages:  208    Year:  2001   

Series: Studies in History and Interpretation of Music Number: 80

Subject Area: Music & Dance 

Imprint: Edwin Mellen Press

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