Are we born with the response telling us that the chord tones or melody has a sad or happy quality? Or is it learned by our culture? The minor scale and chords have a serious or sadness to them ...
It is said that experimental evidence has it that music (both listening to music as well as playing musical instruments) enhances one's mathematical/abstract reasoning capabilities. My question is: is ...
I have multiple times heard this claim, from very different sources. There certainly seems to be some correlation between intonation and "loudness", in the sense that ensembles with great harmony ...