By Dave Benson

Because the time of the traditional Greeks, a lot has been written in regards to the relation among arithmetic and tune: from concord and quantity concept, to musical styles and team idea. Benson presents a wealth of data right here to allow the instructor, the coed, or the novice to appreciate, at various degrees of technicality, the true interaction among those historical disciplines. the tale is lengthy in addition to extensive and includes physics, biology, psycho acoustics, the background of technological know-how, and electronic know-how in addition to, in fact, arithmetic and track. beginning with the constitution of the human ear and its courting with Fourier research, the tale proceeds through the math of musical tools to the tips of consonance and dissonance, after which to scales and temperaments. it is a must-have ebook so as to learn about the tune of the spheres or electronic tune and plenty of issues in among.

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