The Science of Musical Sounds
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The Science of Musical Sounds

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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 music.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 194 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 476.27g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0126769486
  • 9780126769487
  • 1,763,487

Table of contents

Introduction.
What is Sound?
Ear and Hearing.
Scales, Tunings, and Temperaments.
Wind Instruments.
String Instruments.
Rod and Membrane Instruments.
Room Acoustics.
Music and Electronics.
Music as Communication.
References.
Index.
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