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Published by University of Iowa Press in Iowa City .
Written in English


  • Musical ability -- Testing,
  • Music -- Psychology.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSeashore measures of musical talents
Statementby Joseph G. Saetveit, Don Lewis, and Carl E. Seashore.
SeriesSeries on aims and progress of research -- no. 65, University of Iowa studies -- no. 388.
ContributionsLewis, Don, 1901-, Seashore, Carl E. 1866-1949.
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. :
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18509723M

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A study of certain aspects of the revision of the Seashore measures of musical talents by Thomas Hikaru Takamune () Carl E. Seashore Psychology Training Clinic by University of Iowa (Book).   Excerpt from Manual of Instructions and Interpretations for Measures of Musical Talent Musical talents vary enormously both in degree and kind. Many of these capacities can be measured before musical education has been begun. It is of inestimable value for the art of music that these capacities and traits should be discovered early and be Author: C. E. Seashore.   An example of the first category is the Seashore Measure of Musical Talents published in , the first music test battery to gain world-wide recognition (see Seashore, ). The test in the revision (Saetveit et al., ) contains six measures * entitled: Sense of PitchCited by: Carl Emil Seashore is most commonly associated with the development of the Seashore Tests of Musical Ability, a version of which is still used in schools in the United States. Though the test he involved controlled procedures for measuring respondent's ability to discriminate pitch, loudness, tempo, timbre, and rhythm.

Seashore Measures of Musical Talents. of the properties of the complex and dynamic systems described in Part I of this book. Studies devoted to informal language learning attest to its. The storage of melody in memory is an issue of central importance not only to the development of musicianship but also to the continual process of learning new melodies. Not only is the memory trace.   Seashore Rhythm Test This is a measure of sustained auditory attention and rhythmic pattern discrimination ability. The test contains 30 pairs of rhythmic patterns presented on a tape recorder, which must be categorized by the subject as the same or different. Existing tests of musical ability, with the exception of the Seashore battery (), have made extensive use of musical material. Since the musical experience of individuals may differ in extent.

This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.   Manual of instructions and interpretations for the Seashore measures of musical talents by Carl E. Seashore; 1 edition; Subjects: Music, Musical ability, Psychological aspects, Psychological aspects of Music, Testing.   Aptitude tests are often used to predict success in an occupation, training course, or educational endeavor. For example, the Seashore Measures of Musical Talents (Seashore, ), a series of tests covering pitch, loudness, rhythm, time, timbre, and tonal memory, can be used to identify children with potential talent in music. Appendix II has been replaced with a newer set of tests covering the important areas of grammar. It was in the year that the shrewd visionary Mr. Shyam Lai Gupta obtained the permission of Manecji Cooper Education Trust for the revision of this book and commissioned me to revise it thoroughly.