Michigan State University

Related Projects

The audio recordings contained here are part of two larger studies oriented around human perception of tone in language, particularly in Mandarin:

The recordings in this database have been used to create other works, including:

  • A game for learning tonal languages called Picky Birds. More information about Picky Birds is available in news coverage from Michigan Radio and MSU Today
  • Lingua Incognita, a tone-audio piece by Ben Fuhrman