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Grouping in the stressing of words, in metrical verse, and in music

Halle, Morris and Fabb, Nigel (2011) Grouping in the stressing of words, in metrical verse, and in music. In: Language and Music as Cognitive Systems. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 4-21. ISBN 978-0-19-955342-6

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Abstract

This chapter discusses grouping in the stressing of words, in metrical verse, and in music. It is part of a collection which is structured around four core areas in which the study of music and language has been particularly fruitful: (i) structural comparisons, (ii) evolution, (iii) learning and processing, and (iv) neuroscience. As such it provides a snapshot of the different research strands that have focused on language and music, identifying current trends and methodologies that have been (or could be) applied to the study of both domains, and outlining future research directions.