Terhardt, E. (1980). Toward understanding pitch perception: Problems, concepts, and solutions. In: Psychophysical, Physiological, and Behavioural Studies in Hearing (van den Brink, G., Bilsen, F.A., eds.), Delft UP, Delft, 353-360

In the first part, the paper presents conceptual aspects of understanding pitch perception: the relationship between signal parameters and pitch, the origin of tonal affinity, and absolute pitch memory. In the second part, quantitative evaluation of the pitch of complex signals is outlined.

main page