Notes On Music
11:16 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Imagery Repetition

Did you ever get a melody “stuck in your head” where it seems to endlessly repeat itself over and over? I think we all have.

Such an effect can be called imagery repetition, involuntary musical imagery, sticky music, or more commonly, “earworms”, essentially referring to a musical “worm” that has crawled its way into our brain.

Descriptive, if a bit creepy!   

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