Terhardt, E. (1979). Conceptual aspects of musical tones. Human. Assoc. Rev. (Canada) 30, 46-57

The paper describes the relationships between psychoacoustics of tone perception and the role which tones play in music. The main topics are (1) The concept of tone as stimulus, sensation, and categorical entity; (2) pitch and chroma; (3) tone scales and intonation.

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