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The Resource Physics and the sound of music, John S. Rigden

Physics and the sound of music, John S. Rigden

Label
Physics and the sound of music
Title
Physics and the sound of music
Statement of responsibility
John S. Rigden
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rigden, John S
Dewey number
781/.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3805
LC item number
.R56 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Akoestiek
  • Muziek
  • Muziekinstrumenten
  • Geluidsweergave
  • Son
  • Acoustique
  • Musique
  • Musik
  • Physik
  • Musikalische Akustik
  • Musiktheorie
  • Akustik
Label
Physics and the sound of music, John S. Rigden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The sound of music. The physics of music -- Part II. A pure tone - a capella. The origin of musical sound ; The transmission of musical sound ; The perception of a pure tone -- Part III. Two pure tones together. The superposition of vibrations ; The superposition of waves ; The perception of two pure tones -- Part IV. Archetypal instruments: the tromba marina, the fife, the coach horn, and the drum. The origin of complex tones: strings, tubes, and membranes ; The transmission of complex tones from strings, tubes, and membranes ; The perception of complex tones -- Part V. The whole orchestra. The instruments of musical sound ; The musical environment ; Perception of music -- Part VI. Sound reproduction. Sound system components ; Sound systems and their environment ; Toward a consummation of the listening experience -- Part VII. Electronic music. Synthesized and digital sound -- Answers to selected problems
Control code
10779651
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiii, 353 pages
Isbn
9780471874126
Lccn
84010401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)694378
Label
Physics and the sound of music, John S. Rigden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The sound of music. The physics of music -- Part II. A pure tone - a capella. The origin of musical sound ; The transmission of musical sound ; The perception of a pure tone -- Part III. Two pure tones together. The superposition of vibrations ; The superposition of waves ; The perception of two pure tones -- Part IV. Archetypal instruments: the tromba marina, the fife, the coach horn, and the drum. The origin of complex tones: strings, tubes, and membranes ; The transmission of complex tones from strings, tubes, and membranes ; The perception of complex tones -- Part V. The whole orchestra. The instruments of musical sound ; The musical environment ; Perception of music -- Part VI. Sound reproduction. Sound system components ; Sound systems and their environment ; Toward a consummation of the listening experience -- Part VII. Electronic music. Synthesized and digital sound -- Answers to selected problems
Control code
10779651
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiii, 353 pages
Isbn
9780471874126
Lccn
84010401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)694378

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