Re: Height and pitch (Martin Braun )

Subject: Re: Height and pitch
From:    Martin Braun  <nombraun(at)TELIA.COM>
Date:    Tue, 18 Feb 2003 14:24:50 +0100

Andrew Lyons asked: > Can anybody comment on the idea that cultures that are not educated in the > western music tradition tend to make random selections in relation to the > relationship between pitch and height? Unless a person is pitch deaf (see my previous message) there never is a random selection on the given pitch scale. A pitch scale, however, is not bound to a vertical dimension. In Java a tone is not something between low and high. It is something between big and small. Martin ------------------------------------------- Martin Braun Neuroscience of Music S-671 95 Klassbol Sweden e-mail: nombraun(at) web site:

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