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The physics of music.

by Alexander Wood

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Published by Chapman and Hall in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., London: Methuen, 1962.

ContributionsBowsher, J M.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16559347M
ISBN 100412211408

Physics of Music Essay Words | 4 Pages. chemistry either" Georg Christoph Lichtenberg () Music is not purely a form of art. There is a great deal of science that goes behind the production of beautiful musical sounds. In order to understand how music is possible, one must have an understanding of physics. As Stephon Alexander writes in his new book, The Jazz of Physics, science and music have been bedfellows since Pythagoras conceived of the Western music scale, and Kepler wrote the score to the music of the relationship has only grown more complex with the advent of modern astrophysics, with its vibrating strings and planes.

Get this from a library! The physics of music and musical instruments. [David R Lapp; Wright Center for Science Education (Tufts University)] -- "Covers the physics of waves, sound, music, and musical instruments at a level designed for high school physics. However, it is also a resource for those teaching or learning waves and sound from the. The Physics of Music: /ch This chapter discusses the central physical phenomena involved in music. The aim is to provide an explanation of the Author: Jyri Pakarinen.

  Whereas traditional introductory physics textbooks are styled so that the basic principles are introduced first and are then applied, this book is based on a motivational approach: It introduces a subject with a set of related phenomena, challenging readers Author: Leon Gunther. Currently reading it for the purposes of my Natural Science course. A very different physics approach to music. Like the style of writing, easy to understand and makes it interesting to read. Helped a lot with my assignments and was very story-like with its histories and music making physics /5(2).


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The Physics of Music and Color deals with two subjects, music and color - sound and light in the physically objective sense - in a single volume. The basic underlying physical principles of the two subjects overlap greatly: both music and color are manifestations of wave phenomena, and commonalities exist as to the production, transmission, and detection of sound and by:   The Physics of Music by ALEXANDER E TO FIRST EDITION: I HOPE that this little book may serve as an introduction for some to the very interesting borderland between physics and music.

It is a borderland in which the co-operation of musicians and physicists may have important results for the future of by:   Music, Physics and Engineering (Dover Books on Music) by Harry F.

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Author: Parker, Barry. The Physics of Music by ALEXANDER E TO FIRST EDITION: I HOPE that this little book may serve as an introduction for some to the very interesting borderland between physics and music. It is a borderland in which the co-operation of musicians and physicists may have important results for the future of music.

The typescript and proofs have been read by Miss Nancy Browne from. Barry Parker's tour of the physics of music details the science of how instruments, the acoustics of rooms, electronics, and humans create and alter the varied sounds we hear. Using physics as a base, Parker discusses the history of music, how sounds are made and perceived, and the various effects of acting on sounds.3/5(3).

This undergraduate textbook aids readers in studying music and color, which involve nearly the entire gamut of the fundamental laws of classical as well as atomic physics.

The objective bases for thes. explanation of the physics behind the construction. This curriculum attempts to not only marry the best ideas from both types of books, but to include pedagogical aids not found in other books. This manual is available as both a paper hard copy as well as an e-book on CD-ROM.

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From Pythagoras to string theory, explore the surprising connections between music and physics. By Paul Halpern Wednesday, Septem The Nature of Reality The Nature of Reality Share.

Barry Parker's tour of the physics of music details the science of how instruments, the acoustics of rooms, electronics, and humans create and alter the varied sounds we hear. Using physics as a base, Parker discusses the history of music, how sounds are made and perceived, and the various effects of acting on sounds.

Cited by: 7. The Physics of Music and Color deals with two subjects, music and color - sound and light in the physically objective sense - in a single volume. The basic underlying physical principles of the two subjects overlap greatly: both music and color are manifestations of wave phenomena, and commonalities exist as to the production, transmission, and detection of sound and light.

Physics and Music: The Science of Musical Sound (Dover Books on Physics) Harvey E. White. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ Music, Physics and Engineering (Dover Books on Music) Harry F. Olson.

out of 5 stars Paperback. $ Next. Pages with related by: 6. Physics and Music: The Science of Musical Sound (Dover Books on Physics) Harvey E. White. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ On the Sensations of Tone (Dover Books on Music) Hermann Helmholtz.

out of 5 stars Paperback. $/5(5). We have had physics on the brain the last few months thanks to working on the Physics for the Grammar Stage update. Hence, why we have shared activities on the LEGO balloon race and the simple machine lab.

This month, we are going to continue the physics fun with a look at the physics of music including a free music lesson from one of our favorite resources - SQUILT Music.

Roederer is well known for promoting music as a multidisciplinary subject. While there are plenty of good books on the physics of music Roederer’s classic is the best.

This book will be an asset to any scientific library." (Soubhik Chakraborty, ACM Computing Reviews, November, )Cited by: This book incorporates the developments in digital audio technology, including consumer products, into a firm foundation of the physics of sound.

No knowledge of physics, mathematics, or music is required. Includes updated information on musical synthesizers. Provides recent information on the ear, including new advances in cochlear implant technology.5/5(1).

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. This classic work deals in a nonmathematical way with the interface between physics and music. The sections that follow discuss consonance, dissonance, characteristic sounds of major instruments, the mechanical reproduction of music, and acoustics.About the Book.

Understanding Music: Past and Present is an open Music Appreciation textbook co-authored by music faculty across Georgia. The text covers the fundamentals of music and the physics of sound, an exploration of music from the Middle Ages to the present day, and a final chapter on popular music in the United States.

"Music, physics and mathematics have lived in tune since Pythagoras and Kepler, but Prof. Alexander's book creates a new and powerful resonance, coupling the improvisational world of Jazz to the volatile personality of quantum mechanics, and making the frontiers of cosmology and quantum gravity reverberate like in no other book."Brand: Basic Books.