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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