Subject: Choral singing From: "R. Parncutt" <psa03(at)CC.KEELE.AC.UK> Date: Mon, 28 Apr 1997 09:15:50 +0100
> There seems to be a greater tendency for unaccompanied choirs to go > flat than sharp over time. My impression is that this asymmetry is > greater for choirs than for individuals. I think this hunch would be hard to demonstrate - what are the confounds and how to control them, etc. There's not much research on choral intonation, and most of it seems to be by Sten Ternstrom, sten(at)speech.kth.se. _____________________________________________________________________ Richard Parncutt, Lecturer in Psychology of Music and Psychoacoustics, Unit for the Study of Musical Skill and Development, Keele University. Post: Dept of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, GB. Tel: 01782 583392. Email: r.parncutt(at)keele.ac.uk. Fax: 44 1782 583387.