Ollen Musical Sophistication Index (OMSI)

At the ESCOM conference a few years ago I heard about the Ollen Musical Sophistication Index (OMSI), which is a ten-question standardised test for evaluating musical skills. The test is the result of the PhD dissertation by Joy Ollen.

When I first read about this test, I thought it would be interesting to have an interactive version available to use in studies. Fortunately, now I see that there is an online version available at the MARCS Auditory Laboratories,

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Alexander Refsum Jensenius is a music researcher and research musician living in Oslo, Norway.

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