Stimulus 19: O Fortuna from Carmina Burana by Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal

These graphs report per stimulus the time course of responses across the 24 listening sessions. Some report the general patterns of responses, other show how the listener’s responses changed over successive exposures


The continuous ratings of Felt Emotional Valence and Arousal, plotted three different ways. First as individual lines with the cross listening average, then layered per session with colour marking the scale values, and finally the activity-level times series reporting the proportion of listenings showing rating changes up or down per 2 s interval.

These responses were collected to Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: O Fortuna by Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal from the album Wordsongs. The piece was very familiar to the listener as they had performed it under in at least two productions, although neither time was with this orchestra nor under Charles Dutoit.

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