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Re: Stop consonant identification based on initial spectra?

In a cappella music, rounded /p/ bursts are used to simulate bass drum,
/k/ for snare, and /t/ for high-hat; see e.g. "Miseducation of Lauryn

Mark Hasegawa-Johnson
University of Illinois

Marvit, Peter wrote:
I'm sorry to interrupt the current frenzy of pet anecdotes (in which no one
has yet mentioned fish)...

I'm looking for a reference that reports whether or not humans can identify
stop consonants based on their initial spectra--before the formant
transitions to the following vowel. Secondarily (though I suppose more
fundamentally), are the initial spectra (first 10 msec or however long
*before* formant transitions) invariant with respect to following vowels?
Differences between voiced and unvoiced?