The Science Of Musical Sounds by Johan SundbergThe Science Of Musical Sounds by Johan Sundberg

The Science Of Musical Sounds

byJohan SundbergEditorEdward C. Carterette, Morton P. Friedman

Hardcover | December 11, 1991

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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 acoustics, sound analysis, recording and reproduction, and sound synthesis as well as cognition are examined from the perspective of music.

  • The work is thoroughly grounded in music, rather than physics
  • Provides an up-to-date presentation of auditory theory as it relates to music
  • Presents a readable account of the scientific aspects of musical sounds
Title:The Science Of Musical SoundsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:194 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:December 11, 1991Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0126769486

ISBN - 13:9780126769487

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Table of Contents

What is Sound?
Ear and Hearing.
Scales, Tunings, and Temperaments.
Wind Instruments.
String Instruments.
Rod and Membrane Instruments.
Room Acoustics.
Music and Electronics.
Music as Communication.