Lindsey Reymore

Mixed Methods Study

Lindsey Reymore

Doctoral Fellow, Music, College of Arts and Sciences

Advisor: David Huron


Identifying the Perceptual Dimensions of Musical Instrument Timbre




This multistage exploratory study begins with interviews that are analyzed for content with a pile sort task. The determined categories are tested for validity and reliability in an Internet rating survey; results of this second study are subjected to factor analysis. In a third study, the reduced dimensions are validated.