News tagged with musical rhythm

Melody modulates choir members' heart rate

When people sing in a choir their heart beats are synchronised, so that the pulse of choir members tends to increase and decrease in unison. This has been shown by a study from the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg ...

Jul 08, 2013
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Coloring musical rhythms with colored noise

(Medical Xpress) -- Most people don’t like things to be too perfect – and this may well apply to the music they enjoy. Since no musician plays absolutely ‘in time’, electronically generated ...

Oct 28, 2011
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Keep the beat say, rhythm researchers

Why we do move when we hear good music? Researchers at McMaster University have found that tapping to the beat measurably enriches the listening experience, broadening our capacity to understand timing and ...

Oct 19, 2011
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