Lab Publications

 

Articles and Book Chapters

Neubarth, K., Shanahan, D., & Conklin, D. (2017). Supervised descriptive pattern discovery in Native American music. Journal of New Music Research, 1–16. (link)

Shanahan, D. (2017) Musical Structure: Tonality, Melody, Harmonicity, and Counterpoint in Ashley, R. (Ed.). The Routledge Companion to Music Cognition. Taylor & Francis. (link)

Salley, K., & Shanahan, D. (2016). Phrase Rhythm in Standard Jazz Repertoire: A Taxonomy and Corpus Study. Journal of Jazz Studies, 11(1). (link)

Schäfer, T., Huron, D., Shanahan, D., & Sedlmeier, P. (2015). The sounds of safety: stress and danger in music perception. Frontiers in Psychology, 6 (August), 1–9. (pdf)

Shanahan, D., & Huron, D. (2014). Heroes and Villains : The Relationship between Pitch Tessitura and Sociability of Operatic Characters. Empirical Musicology Review: EMR, 9(2), 141–153. (pdf)

Huron, D., Anderson, N., & Shanahan, D. (2014). “You Can’t Play a Sad Song on the Banjo”: Acoustic Factors in the Judgment of Instrument Capacity to Convey Sadness. Empirical Musicology Review: EMR, 9(1), 29–41. (pdf)

Albrecht, J., & Shanahan, D. (2013). The Use of Large Corpora to Train a New Type of Key-Finding Algorithm: An Improved Treatment of the Minor Mode. Music Perception: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 31(1), 59–67. (pdf)

Broze, Y., & Shanahan, D. (2013). Diachronic Changes in Jazz Harmony: A Cognitive Perspective. Music Perception: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 31(1), 32–45. (pdf)

Huron, D., & Shanahan, D. (2013). Eyebrow movements and vocal pitch height: evidence consistent with an ethological signal. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133(5), 2947–2952. (pdf)

Shanahan, D., & Huron, D. (2012). Interval Size and Phrase Position: A Comparison between German and Chinese Folksongs, Empirical Musicology Review: 6(4), 1–12. (pdf)

 

Reviews and Review Articles

Baker, D. (2015). Unlocking the Mysteries of Your Brain, Dr. Daniel Levitin Public Lecture", in Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, Vol 25,No.4, pp. 455-456.

Shanahan, D. (2014).  Review of Musical Forces: Motion, Metaphor, and Meaning in Music by Steve Larson, in Theory and Practice, Vol.38/39, pp. 129–36.

Shanahan, D. (2010). Quantifying Musical Expectation: Reviews of Music and Probability by David Temperley, and Sweet Anticipation: Music and the Psychology of Expectation by David Huron. Theory and Practice Vol. 34, pp.173–188. 

Shanahan, D. (2009). Review of Music, Language and the Brain by Aniruddh D. Patel. Music Theory Online Volume 15.5. (link)

Shanahan, D. (2009). Review of Debussy and the Fractal by Linda Cummins. Journal for the Society for Musicology in Ireland Vol. 4, pp.19–22.

 

Published Proceedings

Shanahan, D., Neubarth, K., & Conklin, D. (2016). Mining Musical Traits of Social Functions in Native American Music. Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), 681–687. (pdf)

Brinkman, A., Shanahan, D., & Sapp, C. (2016). Musical Stylometry, Machine Learning, and Attribution Studies: A Semi-Supervised Approach to the Works of Josquin. In T. Zanto (Ed.), Proceedings of the 14th Biennial International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, 91–97.(pdf)

Baker, D., Rosado, A., Shanahan, D., & Shanahan, E. (2016). The Role of Idiomaticism and Affordances in Bebop Improvisation. In T. Zanto (Ed.), Proceedings of the 14th Biennial International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, 127–130. (pdf)

Blust, A., Baker, D., Richard, K., & Shanahan, D. (2016). Music, animacy, and rubato: what makes music sound human? In T. Zanto (Ed.), Proceedings of the 14th Biennial International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (pp. 593–598). (pdf)

Leveille-Gauvin, H., Huron, D., & Shanahan, D. (2016). On the Role of Semitone Intervals in Melodic Organization: Yearning vs. Baby Steps. In T. Zanto (Ed.), Proceedings of the 14th Biennial International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, 727–731.(pdf)

Albrecht, J., & Shanahan, D. (2016). Can I Have the Keys?: Key Validation Using a MIDI Database. In T. Zanto (Ed.), Proceedings of the 14th Biennial International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, 752–759. (pdf)

Devaney, J., & Shanahan, D. (2014). Evaluating Rule- and Exemplar-Based Computational Approaches to Modeling Harmonic Function in Music Theory Pedagogy. Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, 9(1). (pdf)

Shanahan, D., & Shanahan, E. (2014). The Densmore Collection of Native American Songs: A New Corpus for Studies of Effects of Geography and Social Function in Music. In Proceedings for the 13th International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition, 206–209. (pdf)

Shanahan, D., & Shanahan, E. (2014). Revisiting the Densmore Collection: A Collection of Native American Transcriptions. Proceedings of the 2014 Music Encoding Conference, 168–171.

Shanahan, D., & Broze, Y. (2012). A diachronic analysis of harmonic schemata in jazz. In Proc. 12th Int. Conf. on Music Perception and Cognition and the 8th Triennial Conf. of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music, Thessaloniki, Greece, 909–917.(pdf)

Shanahan, D., & Huron, D. (2012). Interval Size and Phrase Position: A Cross-Cultural Comparison, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of Music Perception and Cognition, Thessaloniki, Greece, 918–924. 

Shanahan, D. (2010). Probability and Debussy’s Préludes: The Nature of Expectancy in “Bruyeres”’ in Musiktheorie als interdisziplinares Fach (Music Theory and Interdiciplinarity, 8th Congress of the Gesellschaft fur Musiktheorie Graz 2008) Christian Utz (ed)., (Saarbrucken (Germany): PFAU-Verlag), 613–628. 

 

Recent Posters and Talks

 

Baker, D., Ventura, J., Shanahan, D., Elliot, E. (2017). Modeling Performance on Aural Skills Examinations. Poster Presented at International Conference of Mobile Brain Body and the Neuroscience of Art,  Innovation and Creativity. (poster)

Baker, D. & Shanahan, D. (2017).  The Modeling and Perception of Melodic Similarity in Jazz Improvisation. Poster Presented at Society for Music Perception and Cognition, San Diego, CA.  (poster)

Gran, G, Baker, D. (2017). A Relational Network Approach to Rock Music Syntax. Poster Presented at Society for Music Perception and Cognition, San Diego, CA. (poster)

Baker, D., Ventura, J., Shanahan, D., Elliot, E. (2017). Validating the Goldsmiths Musical Sophistication Index in a Sample of American Participants. Poster Presented at Society for Music Perception and Cognition, San Diego, CA. (poster)

Vukovics, K. & Shanahan, D. (2017). Examining the Role of National Music Styles in the Works of Non-Native Composers. Talk Presented at the Society of Music Perception and Cognition, San Diego, CA. (slides)

Ventura, J., Elliott, E., Baker, D, & Shanahan, D. (2017). Cognitive Abilities in Non-Musicians and Musicians: Does Musicality Matter? Poster Presented at American Psychological Association, Vancouver, Canada. (poster)