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Science of musical sound

John R. Pierce

Science of musical sound

by John R. Pierce

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Published by Scientific American Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

Statementby John R. Pierce.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,242p. :
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20705375M

Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. The science of musical sounds by Miller, Dayton Clarence, Publication date , under the general title of 'Sound analysis.' These lectures have been rewritten for presentation in book form."--Pref. A simple tone is absolutely simple mechanically; 2 a musical tone is more or less complex, 1 Dayton Clarence Miller: "The Science of Musical Sounds, ‎ Appears in 7 books from

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 : $ Book Reviews. The Sound of Music. By ROGER N. SHEPARD. See all Hide authors and affiliations. Science 19 Oct Vol. , Issue , pp. DOI: /science Article; Info & Metrics; eLetters; PDF; This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears.

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. 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.


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