Title, The Acoustical Foundations of Music. Author, John Backus. Publisher, W. W. Norton, ISBN, , Length, pages. The original purpose of Professor Backus’s book was to collect and organize the of acoustical environment; the acoustical behavior of musical instruments;. acousticians, among musicians the whole subject has of course taken a rather different turn. Thus, at least one well-known music-analytic view- point treats the.

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The majority of the book provides a very good introduction for anyone looking to further their understanding, but the last 50 or so pages was a little more detailed than necessarily accessible. Djll rated it really liked it Aug 11, People with math, science and phsycis acoustlcal and an interest in music. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Chelsea Padgett marked it as to-read Apr 09, The original purpose of Professor Backus’s book was to collect and organize the scattered results of research, past and present, in the areas of scientific knowledge that are relevant to music: Want to Scoustical Currently Reading Read.


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To ask other readers questions about The Acoustical Foundations of Musicplease sign up. It is more complex than that but to find the details and reasons why, the study of the way sound is produced and then the study of the equations and graphs will lead you to understand why this is true. Trivia About The Acoustical Fo English Choose a language for shopping.

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Hussain marked it as to-read Feb 26, However if you are interested in the mechanics of the various instrumental groups this book would be a good resource. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. To see what your friends thought of this book, please foundatons up. The typical full orchestra for a symphony with violins, wind instruments, brass and percussion never approaches a volume that can damage the human hearing.

Sreevidhya marked it as to-read Feb 08, Elise Seifert rated it liked it Jun 20, Randy marked it as to-read Aug 24, I think this is interesting in the terms that most music performed live, even in small venues, is perhaps unnecessarily amplified.