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Musical Mathematics : On the Art and Science of Acoustic Instruments (Hardcover)

Author: Forster, Cris

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Musical Mathematics is the definitive tome for the adventurous musician. Integrating mathematics, music history, and hands-on experience, this volume serves as a comprehensive guide to the tunings and scales of acoustic instruments from around the world. Author, composer, and builder Cris Forster illuminates the mathematical principles of acoustic music, offering practical information and new discoveries about both traditional and innovative instruments.With this knowledge readers can improve, or begin to build, their own instruments inspired by Forster''s creationsshown in 16 color plates. For those ready to step outside musical conventions and those whose curiosity about the science of sound is never satisfied, Musical Mathematics is the map to a new musical world.

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Publisher Chronicle Books Llc
Mfg Part# 9780811874076
SKU 214873862
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0811874079
Release Date 7/14/2010
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0926
Publisher Chronicle Books (CA)
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