Current Research















  • The analysis and cognition of melody
  • Formalized theories of music cognition
  • Perception of stylistic form and content
  • Perception of harmonic implication
  • Perception of meter
  • Weighting of hierarchical structures
  • Cognitive rule mapping
  • Theories of musical performance
  • Cognitive theories of performance
  • Aesthetic syntax in melody
  • Theory of orchestration
  • The modern score and its modes of performance
  • The implication-realization model as a unified theory of musical structure, and structural analogues between painting (color, line, form) and music
  • Music theory vs. cognitive music theory
  • Scaling and evaluating musical emotion, language, evolution, and aesthetics according to the parametric scales of the I-R model.