Natural and medical sciences

2019 Issue №3

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Development of musical hearing during education at different musical departments



The article focuses on the neuropsychology of hearing and the impact of learning on the development of musical ear in various musical fields. The goal is to determine whether there is a difference in the development of tone and interval sound perception among musicians in different areas of study. Zero hypothesis (H0): The lack of dependence of the perception accuracy of sounds and intervals (absolute and relative musical ear) on the field of mu­sical training. Alternative hypothesis (H1): The accuracy of sound and interval percep­tion (absolute and relative musical ear) depends on the field of musical train­ing. Among brass and string instruments, a generally low percentage of mu­sicians have good musical ear. Findings. No dependence of the accuracy of tone perception (absolute music ear) between groups of musicians was revealed, the difference signifi­cance level between groups is p = 0.383; the highest indices in the interval perception of sounds are among keyboard players (85.71 %), the lowest are among the woodwind players (46.67 %); among vocalists, a higher percentage of tonal perception of sounds (absolute music ear) was observed when listen­ing to a musical instrument that is familiar to you — voice, but not instru­ments, the percentage of vocalists with good interval perception of sounds (relative music ear) is also high.


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