The science of musical sounds
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|Publisher:||Academic Press Inc|
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. The work is thoroughly grounded in music, rather than physics and provides an up-to-date presentation of auditory theory as it relates to music. It presents a readable account of the scientific aspects of musical sounds. Introduction in music acoustics, sound, ear and hearing, scales, tunings and temperatments, wind & string instruments, rod and membrane instruments, room acoustics, music & electronics, music and communication.a lot of illustrations, bibliography, index. 237 Seiten, geb.List of Abbreviations