Developmentally delayed musical savant's sensitivity to tonal structure
Journal/Book: Am J Ment Defic. 1987; 91: 467-71.
Abstract: A developmentally delayed, musically gifted child with no formal musical training was asked to repeat passages on the piano. Analysis of responses to melodies in each of the 24 major and minor keys indicated sensitivity to aspects of diatonic structure exhibited by mature listeners.
Keyword(s): Developmental Disabilities|PX. Mental Retardation|PX. Music|. Pitch Discrimination|