I remember this illusion from a presentation given around 1982 at the
AES in Los Angeles at the Disney Convention Center. If there is an MP3
available of that descending tone I'd like to hear it. I believe it was
actually sung by a chorus.
On 4/21/2015 3:13 AM, Doug Pomeroy wrote:
> Years ago the Audio Engineering Society issued two Flexidiscs
> of auditory illusions. One by Diana Deutsch of the University
> of California at San Diego, and the other by Michael Kubovy
> and Jane E. Daniel of Rutgers. Fascinating illusions, one being
> a descending tone which doesn't really descend!
> Doug Pomeroy
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>> Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:17:39 -0700
>> From: Lou Judson <[log in to unmask]>
>> Subject: Re: Flexi Discs are back
>> Hah! While we reminisce, I still have a National Geographic one that =
>> even has a cardboard sleeve, called Sounds of Space, which I should =
>> listen to again.
>> And as a teen I had the Mad Magazine song =94She got a Nose Job=94 =
>> (=93It=92s now turned up instead of hanging down=85=94) to the tune of =
>> Get a Job. I think.
>> Yup: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DeCuiN2JnjpE>
>> Sounds like they had fun recording that one.
>> Lou Judson
>> Intuitive Audio