M. Mary Farbood


Assistant Professor of Music Technology

Group: Music Cognition

Email: mfarbood@nyu.edu

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Morwaread Farbood’s research encompasses topics in music cognition, computational modeling of music, and computer-assisted/algorithmic composition systems. She employs methodologies drawn from various disciplines including music theory, cognitive psychology, and computer science. Her work focuses primarily on the real-time aspects of music listening, in particular how emergent phenomena such as tonality and musical tension are perceived. In addition to her academic work, she performs professionally as a harpsichordist and is the recipient of the Pro Musicis International Award and First Prize at the Prague International Harpsichord Competition.