On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music

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Courier Dover Publications, 1954 - Music - 576 pages
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Referenced in The Music Instinct by Philip Ball (p. 71). Read full review

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Wonderful book which ought to be de rigeur for the composer, includes a chart which gives scope and range of pitch in Khz and the octave scale for a few dozen instruments. As well as great technical information... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION pp
1
ON THE COMPOSITION OF VIBRATIONS
7
ON THE COMPOSITION OF VIBRATIONS pp 2536
25
ANALYSIS OF MUSICAL TONES BY SYMPATHETIC RESONANCE
36
Description of Resonators for the more accurate Analysis of Musical Tones
43
Os THE ANALYSIS OF MUSICAL TONES BY THE EAR pp 4965
49
ON THE DIFFERENCES IN THE QUALITY OP MUSICAL TONES
65
Results for the Character of Musical Tones in general
118
THK RELATIONSHIP OF MUSICAL TONES
234
THE TONALITY OF HOMOPHONIC Music pp 250 290
250
THE CONSONANT CHORDS OF THE TONAL MODES pp 290
290
The Tonic Chord as the centre of the Sequence of Chords
296
Modern Remnants of the old Tonal Modes
306
OF DISCORDS pp 3335
330
LAWS OP PROGRESSION OF PARTS pp 350362
350
ESTHETICAL RELATIONS pp 362371
362

ON THE INTERRUPTIONS OF HARMONY
152
ON THE BEATS OF SIMPLE TONES pp 159173
159
DEEP AND DEEPEST TONES pp 174179
174
BEATS DUE TO COMBINATIONAL TONES pp 197211
197
CHORDS pp 211233
211
APPENDICES pp 327556
372
Variation in the Pitch of Simple Tones that Beat
414
Additions by the Translatorcontinued
434
INDEX 557576
557
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