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Unformatted text preview: A Musical Anomaly A. How to make a musical scale Octaves Semitones Scale note B. A (bizarre) representation of Pitch C. Sounds you have never heard Midterm Bring Scantron: About 2 pages short answer About ~30 multiple choice Qs. Text, Reader, Lectures, Sections I charge $1 Shepards Demonstration What you should know about pitch. Pitch = log 2.02 (frequency) 500 Hz 1000 Hz 1500 Hz Sound 27 hz 29 hz 3951 hz 4186 hz Hertz (Hz) Pure Tones = sine waves Music Universals How to create a musical scale. 1. Defne an octave. Take and Frequency and double it. 200 hz x 2 = 400 hz X X 261.6 hz x 2 = 523.2 hz What is an Octave? Evidence Octaves 1 Deutch - Octaves in memory More interFering tones, worse memory The target played as in interFering tone, worse memory IF the interFering tones contain an octave oF probe, memory is worse. 10 px 10 px How to make a musical scale 1. Defne Octave 2. Divide octave into 5 to 20 units (semi-tones) oF equal sounding pitch. We use 12 semitones.We use 12 semitones....
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This note was uploaded on 11/26/2010 for the course PSYCH 120 taught by Professor Hald during the Fall '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Lecture_9-20 - A Musical Anomaly A. How to make a musical...

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