Music Memory Following Short-term Practice and Its Relationship with the Sight-reading Abilities of Professional Pianists

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Aiba, Eriko; Matsui, Toshie;
(2016)

This study investigated the relationship between the ability to sight-read and the ability to memorize a score using a behavioral experiment. By measuring the amount of memorization following short-term practice, we examined whether better sight-readers not only estimat... View more
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