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From Music to Mathematics Exploring the Connections

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ISBN-10: 1421419181

ISBN-13: 9781421419183

Edition: 2016

Authors: Gareth E. Roberts

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Taking a "music first" approach, Gareth E. Roberts’s From Music to Mathematics will inspire students to learn important, interesting, and at times advanced mathematics. Ranging from a discussion of the geometric sequences and series found in the rhythmic structure of music to the phase-shifting techniques of composer Steve Reich, the musical concepts and examples in the book motivate a deeper study of mathematics.Comprehensive and clearly written, From Music to Mathematics is designed to appeal to readers without specialized knowledge of mathematics or music. Students are taught the relevant concepts from music theory (notation, scales, intervals, the circle of fifths, tonality, etc.), with…    
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Book details

List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 2/15/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 7.28" wide x 10.35" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English