## Musimathics: The Mathematical Foundations of Music, Volume 2 |

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#### Review: Musimathics: The Mathematical Foundations of Music, Volume 1

User Review - GoodreadsThis book brought together a great number of threads that I had discovered for myself in a more cohesive way. The math and the physics behind our perception of music has allowed me to approach composition in a completely different way. Read full review

#### Review: Musimathics: The Mathematical Foundations of Music, Volume 1

User Review - GoodreadsThe first volume of this book is a survey of cherry picked topics in music and math as it relates to music. There were a lot of errors in the musical notation, which makes me wonder how much of the ... Read full review

### Contents

Digital Signals and Sampling | 1 |

Musical Signals | 49 |

Spectral Analysis and Synthesis | 103 |

Copyright | |

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Musimathics: The Mathematical Foundations of Music, Volume 2 Gareth Loy,John Chowning Limited preview - 2011 |

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