Alexander Wood's The physics of music

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Greenwood Press, 1980 - Music - 258 pages
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This classic work deals in a nonmathematical way with the interface between physics and music. There is a general introduction to wave motion and sound--its generation by vibration and the its reception by the ear and the brain. The sections that follow discuss consonance, dissonance, characteristic sounds of major instruments, the mechanical reproduction of music, and acoustics.

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Contents

FORCED VIBRATION AND RESONANCE
23
INTENSITY AND LOUDNESS
33
PITCH
42
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