Acoustics and Psychoacoustics

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Taylor & Francis, 2006 - Music - 411 pages
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Acoustics and Psychoacoustics is ideal for students of music technology, sound recording, traditional music and acoustics, as well as engineers studying audio, multimedia and communications systems. Gain a practical understanding of how real musical sounds behave and are perceived in real spaces with this accessible and interesting read.

This third edition offers a CD of audio examples, crucial for a clear understanding of the concepts discussed.

Visit the book's supporting website at http://books.elsevier.com/0240519957 for additional resources such as:
* Questions and exercises to test your knowledge
* Web links for further resources and research
* Audio clips
* Calculation facilities (eg. adding decibel values and converting between frequency ratio and cents/semitones)
This website can also be reached via www.focalpress.com

* A broad-ranging introduction to acoustics and psychoacoustics
* Gain a practical understanding of the subject with this highly accessible guide
* For a clear understanding of the concepts discussed follow the accompanying CD of audio examples
  

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Contents

1 Introduction to sound
1
2 Introduction to hearing
65
3 Notes and harmony
110
4 Acoustic model for musical instruments
153
5 Hearing timbre and deceiving the ear
216
6 Hearing music in different environments
261
7 Processing sound electronically
348
Appendix 1 Solving the ERB equation
387
Appendix 2 Converting between frequency ratios and cents
389
Appendix 3 Deriving the reverberation time equation
391
Appendix 4 Deriving the reverberation time equation for different frequencies and surfaces
395
Appendix 5 Track listing for the audio compact disc
398
Index
405
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Acoustics and Psychoacoustics - Elsevier
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About the author (2006)

David M. Howard, Jr., is professor of Old Testament at Bethel Theological Seminary and is the author of An Introduction to the Old Testament Historical Books and Joshua in the New American Commentary series. He was the president of the Evangelical Theological Society in 2002-2003.

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