TABLE 3.

A Comparison of Stepwise Endings in the Meertens Vocal, Meertens Instrumental, and Essen Folksong Collection

CollectionEmbedded Image endingsEmbedded Image endings
Meerten's Vocal1087 (75.5%)352(24.5%)
Meerten's Instrumental301 (38.2%)489 (61.8%)
Essen Folksong Collection636 (80.3%)156 (19.7%)

Note: For both vocal groups, Embedded Image was significantly more common than Embedded Image, but in the instrumental collection, it was reversed.