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The Science of Musical Sounds

Dayton Clarence Miller

The Science of Musical Sounds

by Dayton Clarence Miller

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Published by Library Reprints .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9562463M
    ISBN 100722256337
    ISBN 109780722256336

    Comprehensive and accessible, this foundational text surveys many aspects of acoustics, beginning with a brief history of the art and science of music. Subsequent topics include general principles of sound, musical scales, characteristics of instruments, recording devices, and other subjects. More than illustrations plus questions, problems, and projects for students. edition.   The science of music Sounds wonderful. a cognitive psychologist best known for his book “The Language Instinct”, has called music “auditory cheesecake, an exquisite confection crafted to.

    This book is concerned with the scientific aspects of musical sounds. It presents basic acoustics, auditory theory, and sound generation from both a theoretical and a practical view. Room acoustics, sound analysis, recording and reproduction, and sound synthesis as well as cognition are examined from the perspective of : $ Appendixes: Terminology --Mathematical notation --Physical quantities and units --Mathematics and waves --Reflection of waves --Computer generation of sound --Microbiographies --Bibliography --Description of the recorded musical sound examples. Series Title: Scientific American Library series, no. 4. Responsibility: John R. Pierce.

    A series of eight lectures was given at the Lowell Institute in January and February, , under the general title of "Sound Analysis." These lectures have been rewritten for presentation in book form, and "The Science of Musical Sounds" has been chosen for the title as giving a better idea of the contents. Included in page hard cover book. Appendix I is a detail description of the recorded musical sound examples. "Some of the examples were synthesized by Max Mathews and [John R. Pierce] at 5/5(1).


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Miller, Dayton Clarence, Science of musical sounds. New York, Macmillan, [] (OCoLC)   More about this book. In “Why You Love Music,” John Powell, a physicist who has also studied musical composition, offers an array of answers that mainly reflect his scientific :   The science of musical sounds by Miller, Dayton Clarence, Publication date Topics Sound, Music Publisher New York, The Macmillan company Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English.

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These lectures have been rewritten for presentation in book form."--Pref "References": p. Addeddate Call number b Camera Pages:   John Pierce was an electrical engineer by training who was intrigued by musical sound. After a distinguished career in communications he delved into the intricacies of the sounds of music, culminating in the publishing of this book, The Science of Musical Sound, in As the book jacket states, “His joy in the discovery that physics and mathematics can be sources of insight into /5.

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