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Musical Sound An Introduction to the Physics of Music

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ISBN-10: 0306467100

ISBN-13: 9780306467103

Edition: 2002

Authors: Michael J. Moravcsik

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This text has been out of print since 1990; it was originally published by Solomon Press in 1987. Several experts in the field have verified that the information in the book remains constant; nothing has, or will, change in the basic science of musical sound. It explains the science of musical sound without the encumbrance of detailed mathematics. It will appeal to music lovers as well as students of music and students of physics. It can easily be promoted with our physics program.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 12/31/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 316
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Photos
Re-introducing 'Musical Sound'
Why and How - An Explanation for the Reader
The Concepts of Motion, Vibration and Waves
About motion
Periodic Motion: Vibration and Oscillation
The Sound Getting to You
Propagation of Sound Waves
Perception of Sound
Specifics of Musical Sound
Musical Sound
Pitch and Musical Scales
Making Music
Musical Instruments
Wind Instruments
String Instruments
Percussion Instruments
The Human Voice
Consuming Music
The Environment for Listening
The Transmission and Storage of Sound