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The science of musical sound

by John Robinson Pierce

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Published by W.H. Freeman in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Acoustics and physics,
  • Music -- Psychological aspects,
  • Sound

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn R. Pierce.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3807 .P5 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1564992M
    ISBN 100716760053
    LC Control Number91046742

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The Science of Musical Sound Paperback – May 1, by John Robinson Pierce (Author)Cited by: Great value for a introduction to the science of musical sound. Its five sections covers the basic physics of sound production, hearing and harmony, musical instruments, electronic sound systems, and acoustical architecture in a concise manner but with good content for its over by: 9.

This is a wonderful book. Its backbone is music science, how sounds are made, described and analyzed, from the simplest to the most sophisticated of instruments.

Around this Bennett has erected a magnificent web that touches on history, ethnography, customs, and much, much : William Ralph Bennett. This book comes from an expert who does an excellent job in connecting the dots between the sound The science of musical sound book, the physical and mathematical properties of that sound, the psychoacoustics and the perception.

Also very valuable coverage of music production aspects/5(18). The book is a culmination of over a decade of teaching the course and weaves together historical descriptions of the physical phenomena with the author’s clear interpretations of the most important aspects of the science of music and musical instruments.

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. Great value for a introduction to the science of musical sound.

Its five sections covers the basic physics of sound production, hearing and harmony, musical instruments, electronic sound systems, and acoustical architecture in a concise manner but with good content for its over pages/5(17).

This text has been out of print since ; it was originally published by Solomon Press in 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. “The Sound Book” is a science essay by an acoustic engineer, Trevor Cox, who travels around the world seeking the sonic wonders.

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The fascinating interplay of these factors is the focus of John R. Pierce's The Science of Musical Sound, Revised Edition--a volume that covers the production of a single drumbeat and the wizardry.

The interplay of these factors is the focus of John R. Pierce's "The Science of Musical Sound", revised edition - a volume that covers the production of a single drumbeat and the wizardry of the latest recording and synthesizing techniques to explore where sound comes from and how we recognize and enjoy it as music/5(27).

Sound Jeopardy. This fun, interactive game is a great way to liven up your sound science unit — and reinforce good listening skills. Begin by compiling a selection of different sounds from sound effects and nature CDs, available at the public library.

You can also find specific sounds free online at Next, arrange the sound. More about this book. In “Why You Love Music,” John Powell, a physicist who has also studied musical composition, offers an array of answers that mainly reflect his scientific background.

This book is about 30 years old, but it's still a great introduction to the science of musical sound. There's some mathematics in there that I can't be bothered to try to understand at the moment, but most often, you can get the idea behind the mathematics without understanding the equations/5.

The music of the future is surely thy music and my music. Each harmony was a chorus of pure aspirations. The sequences flowed along, one after another, as if all the great and noble deeds of time had formed a procession to march in review before one's ears instead of one's eyes.

The Science of Musical Sound Revised Edition John R. Pierce W. Freeman and Company New York. Contents Preface ix / Sound, Music, and Computers 1 2 Periodicity, Pitch, and Waves 14 3 Sine Waves and Resonance 38 4 Scales and Beats 64 5 Consonance and Dissonance The Science of Sound is widely recognized as the leading textbook in the field.

It provides an excellent introduction to acoustics for readers without college physics or a strong background in mathematics. In the Third Edition, Richard Moore and Paul Wheeler join Tom Rossing in updating The Science of Soundto include a wide range of important technological developments in the field of acoustics.4/5(2).

Comprehensive and accessible, this foundational text surveys many aspects of acoustics, beginning with a brief history of the art and science of music. Subsequent topics include general principles of sound, musical scales, characteristics of instruments, recording devices, and other subjects.

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Among these are the classics Physics and Philosophy, published by Dover inand Science and Music, published by Dover in In the Author's Own Words: "Put three grains of sand inside a vast cathedral, and the cathedral will be more closely packed with sand than space is with stars.".Cited by:   Great value for a introduction to the science of musical sound.

Its five sections covers the basic physics of sound production, hearing and harmony, musical instruments, electronic sound systems, and acoustical architecture in a concise manner but with good content for its over pages/5(17).The Psychology of Music, Second Edition has been completely revised to bring the reader the most up-to-date information, additional subject matter, and new contributors to incorporate all of these important variables.

The book is intended as a comprehensive reference .