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Timescales and the Factors Influencing Time Perception

Pasoulas, Aki (2020) Timescales and the Factors Influencing Time Perception. Organised Sound, 25 (2). pp. 221-231. ISSN 1355-7718. E-ISSN 1469-8153. (doi:10.1017/S1355771820000138) (KAR id:76262)

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This paper explores timescales within absolute and psychological times, and identifies the many factors that affect our perception of time passing and estimation of durations, which inevitably influence our perception of musical structures; in particular, it discusses listening experiences, and theoretical approaches to psychological states and emotional responses. It proposes a process according to which the time-influencing factors operate between listener and music. The discussion is approached through the lens of the electroacoustic composer and makes references to short excerpts from the author’s work and related repertoire. However, as the paper discusses time in relation to sound structures, it is also relevant to other time-based sound art and music.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1017/S1355771820000138
Uncontrolled keywords: Timescales in music
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of Arts
Depositing User: Aki Pasoulas
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2020 14:57 UTC
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2024 11:11 UTC
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