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Publications

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Refereed Journal Publications

Sears, D. R. W., Pearce, M. T., Spitzer, J., Caplin, W. E., & McAdams, S. (In press). Expectations for tonal cadences: Sensory and cognitive priming effects. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Sears, D. R. W., Spitzer, J., Caplin, W. E., & McAdams, S. (In press). Expecting the end: Continuous expectancy ratings for tonal cadences. Psychology of Music.

Sears, D. R. W., Pearce, M. T., Caplin, W. E., & McAdams, S. (2018). Simulating melodic and harmonic expectations for tonal cadences using probabilistic models. Journal of New Music Research, 47(1), 29–52.

Martens, P. (2017). How near will you hear? A response to Benadon, ''Near-unisons in Afro-Cuban ensemble drumming." Empirical Musicology Review, 11(2).

Ogg, M., Sears, D. R. W., Marin, M., & McAdams, S. (2017). Psychophysiological indices of music-evoked emotions in musicians. Music Perception, 35(1), 38–59. doi:10.1525/mp.2017.35.1.38

Chuen, L., Sears, D. R. W., & McAdams, S. (2016). Psychophysiological responses to auditory change. Psychophysiology, 53(6), 891–904. doi:10.1111/psyp.12633

Sears, D. R. W., Caplin, W. E., & McAdams, S. (2014). Perceiving the classical cadence. Music Perception, 31(5), 397–417. doi:10.1525/mp.2014.31.5.397

Sears, D. R. W. (2011). What is a cadence? Theoretical and analytical perspectives on cadences in the classical repertoire. Conference Report. Eighteenth Century Music, 8(2), 361–364. doi:10.1017/S1478570611000248 

Book Chapters

Sears, D. R. W. (In press). String-based methods for tonal harmony. In D. Shanahan, J. A. Burgoyne, & I. Quinn (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Music & Corpus Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Martens, P. (2018). Instructor's manual for The Musician's Guide to Music Fundamentals, 3rd ed. The Musician's Guide to Music Fundamentals, 3rd ed. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Co.

Martens, P., Benadon, F. (2017). Musical structure: Time and rhythm. In R. Ashley & R. Timmers (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Music Cognition. London: Routledge Publishing.

Martens, P. (2017). Night Mail in the 21st century. In D. Forrest, Q. Ankrum, S. Jocoy, & E. Yates (Eds.), Essays on Benjamin Britten from a Centenary Symposium. Cambridge Scholars.

Sears, D. R. W. (2015). The perception of cadential closure. In M. Neuwirth & P. Bergé (Eds.), What is a cadence? Theoretical and Analytical Perspectives on Cadences in the Classical Repertoire (pp. 251–283). Leuven: Leuven University Press.

Trochidis, K., Sears, D. R. W., Trân, D.-L., & McAdams, S. (2013). Psychophysiological measures of emotional response to romantic orchestral music and their musical and acoustic correlates. In M. Aramaki, M. Barthet, R. Kronland-Martinet, & S. Ystad (Eds.), From Sounds to Music and Emotions (pp. 44–57). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 

Refereed Proceedings Papers

Sears, D. R. W., Korzeniowski, F., & Widmer, G. (2018). "Evaluating language models of tonal harmony." In Proceedings of the 19th International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR).

Korzeniowski, F., Sears, D. R. W., & Widmer, G. (2018). "A large-scale study of language models for chord prediction." In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2018). Calgary, Canada.

Sears, D. R. W., Arzt, A., Frostel, H., Sonnleitner, R., & Widmer, G. (2017). "Modeling harmony with skip-grams." In Proceedings of the 18th International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), 332–338.

Nikrang, A., Sears, D. R. W., & Widmer, G. (2017). "Automatic estimation of harmonic tension by distributed representation of chords." In Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR), 21–32.

Cancino-Chacón, C. E., Grachten, M., Sears, D. R. W., & Widmer, G. (2017). "What were you expecting? Using expectancy features to predict expressive performances of classical piano music." In Music and Machine Learning (MML), 7–12.

Conference Presentations

Hess, L., Martens, P., Percival, H., & Sears, D.R.W. (2018). Can you feel me now? Recognizing facial emotion during shared music listening experiences. 15th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Montreal, QC.

Hess, L., Martens, P., Percival, H. & Sears, D.R.W. (2018). Shared music listening experiences as an aid to facial emotion recognition. 2018 Spark Conference, Lubbock, TX.

Korzeniowski, F., Sears, D. R. W., & Widmer, G. (2018). A large-scale study of language models for chord prediction. 2018 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Calgary, Canada.

Linthicum, W., & Martens, P. (2018). Vicarious cues in portraying emotion: Musicians' self-appraisal. 15th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Montreal, QC.

Martens, P., & Albrecht, J. (2018). Pitch and rhythm succession in German folksong, 19th-c. art song, and rock melodies. 15th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Montreal, QC.

Martens, P., & Albrecht, J. (2018). Roll over Beethoven: Uniform information density in rock music, folk, and German art song. 15th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Montreal, QC.

Sears, D. R. W., & Widmer, G. (2018). Psychological constraints on string-based methods for pattern discovery in polyphonic corpora. 15th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Graz, Austria.

Albrecht, J., & Martens, P. (2017). Roll over Beethoven: Uniform information density in rock music, folk, and German art song. Society for Music Perception and Cognition Conference, San Diego, CA.

Martens, P., & Albrecht, J. (2017). Pitch and rhythm succession in German folksong, 19th-c. art song, and rock melodies. Society for Music Perception and Cognition Conference, San Diego, CA.

Sears, D. R. W. (2017). Similarity, prototypicality, and the classical cadence typology: Classification based on Family Resemblance. 40th annual meeting of the Society for Music Theory, Arlington, Virginia.

Sears, D. R. W. (2017). Family resemblance and the classical cadence typology: Classification using phylogenetic trees. 9th European Music Analysis Conference, Strasbourg,
France.

Martens, P., Nakatsukasa, K., Percival, H. (2016). Music training correlates with visual but not phonological foreign language learning skills. 14th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, San Francisco, CA.