Acoustic parameters as cues to judgments of happy and sad emotions in music

Authors

  • Michael E. Lantz Dept. of Psychology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ont., K7L 3N6, Canada
  • Lola L. Cuddy Dept. of Psychology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ont., K7L 3N6, Canada

Keywords:

Acoustic properties, Data reduction, Frequency modulation, Parameter estimation, Regression analysis, Acoustic parameters

Abstract

The acoustic parameters which are the cues for judging the happy and sad emotions in music were discussed. Tempo or beats per minute and mode or key were verified as important cues to judgements of happy and sad emotion in music. Vibrato and articulation were the other parameters which affect the judgement of happy and sad emotion in music.

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Published

2002-09-01

How to Cite

1.
Lantz ME, Cuddy LL. Acoustic parameters as cues to judgments of happy and sad emotions in music. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 2002 Sep. 1 [cited 2021 Dec. 4];30(3):164-5. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/1506

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Section

Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada