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The Science of Musical Sounds. Cognition and Perception

  • ID: 1764864
  • Book
  • February 1992
  • 194 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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.

Key Features
- The work is thoroughly grounded in music, rather than physics
- Provides an up-to-date presentation of auditory theory as it relates to music
- Presents a readable account of the scientific aspects of musical sounds
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Introduction.
What is Sound?
Ear and Hearing.
Scales, Tunings, and Temperaments.
Wind Instruments.
String Instruments.
Rod and Membrane Instruments.
Room Acoustics.
Music and Electronics.
Music as Communication.
References.
Index.
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Sundberg, Johan
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