results of study conducted on this forum
A couple of month ago I asked for help with my research and I'm getting back with results of my study. Well, actually I am building a system for automatic music emotion recognition so my results are more spectrograms and boring things, so I will talk about the psychological side only.
Who doesn't rememeber, the study was this one: emotify. org
Firstly, you probably won't be surprised to know that electronic music is much more popular among men (53% of men against 28% of women reported they listen to it).
Secondly, for different musical genres the same emotion is expressed differently.
Listeners of classical music feel "amazement, wonder" when they hear quick, joyful music, while listeners of electronic music feel amazed when they hear dark, awe and fear inspiring music.
For listeners of classical music nostalgia is a sorrowful and tragic feeling, and for listeners of rock term "nostalgic" applies more to quite, slow and calm pieces.
A picture! What is an emotional content of the genre you listen to: