First off, the (unrolled) length of our cochlea maps out frequencies such that high frequency sounds cause excitation (neural signals) from the front part of the cochlea, and low frequencies result in ...
You might have experienced this a few times : when you listen to music and yawn, what you hear seems to transpose slightly. Why does this happen? I'm thinking it could be the tension of the eardrum ...
Are the highest pitches always the easiest to hear in a musical texture (all other factors, such as dynamic, timbre, articulation, etc. being equal)? Is this why melodic parts tend to be the highest ...
I mean, there are people who can't sing melodies correctly but they are able to play the guitar perfectly. Will such person be able to play the trumpet? When you hit the note on the trumpet do you ...
Ear plugs are likely a good idea for anybody performing amplified music (or even enjoying amplified music). But what is the effect on the ability to hear your fellow musicians when playing in a ...