Strukturen des musikalischen Gedächtnisses. Anmerkungen zu formalen Modellen der Repräsentation

Christa Nauck-Börner, Leibniz Institut Für Psychologische Information Und Dokumentation (ZPID)
2020
Several formal models of internal representation of music have been developed. The models by Deutsch & Feroe and by Lerdahl & J ackendoff are criticized for several reasons: 1. lt is doubtful whether a parallel between language and musical grammar can be established; 2. the representation of musical material is being described in terms of not generally accepted, even contradictory music-theoretical descriptions instead of in terms of a psychological theory; 3. the models are limited to tonal
more » ... limited to tonal music and to the perceptual organization of microstructures; 4. the role of contour in memory for melodies is being neglected. lt is argued that the concept of schemata, for instance schemata for style, form, coritour, or different scales, can explain how long-term memory and attentional problems can be solved by the listener and that listening to and understanding music is not a determinated, but rather an ambiguous process.
doi:10.23668/psycharchives.3221 fatcat:dnijz5i3yvglfhz3ha2myttbvi