Cultural dependence of perceived mood in music
Chinese Opera - Listening Test


You have been invited to take part in a research study on emotion and music. This study is conducted by Mi Tian, George Fazekas and Dawn Black from the Centre for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of London.


Please follow the instructions below:

Before you begin, please provide some information about yourself

Full name (no space)



Musical culture you grow up with (e.g. English music, Indian music, Chinese music...)


Type of music you are most familiar with (e.g. Western music, American music, Chinese music, Indian music...)

Please provide some information about your personal music skills using the form below

I have never been complimented for my talents as a musical performer

I can't read a musical score

I would not consider myself a musician

I engage in regular, daily practice of a musical instrument for how many hours

At the peak of my interest, I practiced how many hours per day on my primary instrument

I have played or sung in a group, band, choir, or orchestra for how many years.

I have had formal training in music theory for how many years

I have had how many years of formal training on a musical instrument

I can play how many musical instruments

I have some preknowledge about Peking Opera before participating in this test

I have some some interests in the art form of Peking Opera

Thank you for filling in the form. Next, please click the button below to start the experiment.