Carterette, Edward C(alvin)
Carterette, Edward C(alvin)
learned American experimental psychologist, ethnomusicologist, and musicologist; b. Mount Tabor, N.C., July 10, 1921; d. Los Angeles, July 7, 1999. He studied mathematics at the Univ. of Chicago, psychology at Harvard Univ., and experimental and mathematical psychology at Ind. Univ. (Ph.D., 1957). He concurrently worked in the Brain Wave Laboratory of Mass. General Hospital in Boston, in the Acoustics Laboratory of the Mass. Inst. of Technology, and in the Hearing and Communication Laboratory of Ind. Univ. In 1956 he joined the faculty of the dept. of psychology at the Univ. of Calif, at Los Angeles, where he was made a prof, in 1968 and an adjunct prof, of ethnomusicology and systematic musicology in 1988. He retired as prof, emeritus in 1991. He served as co-ed, of the Handbook of Perception series (nine vols., 1973–78) and as ed. of the Handbook of Perception and Cognition series (2nd ed., 17 vols., 1994–99), and also was assoc. ed. of the journals Perception and Psychophysics (1972–93) and of Music Perception (1982–99). Carterette’s publications numbered around 200 and were notable for their catholicity. In music he wrote on such diverse subjects as acoustics, musical expression, and hearing in orchestral players.
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire
"Carterette, Edward C(alvin)." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (January 18, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/carterette-edward-calvin
"Carterette, Edward C(alvin)." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved January 18, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/carterette-edward-calvin
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.