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Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale

William A. Sethares
Format
Book
Published
London : Springer, 2005.
Edition
2nd ed
Language
English
ISBN
1852337974 (acid-free paper), 9781852337971 (acid-free paper)
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Publisher description
Table of contents only
Contents
  • The octave is dead--long live the octave
  • The science of sound
  • Sound on sound
  • Musical scales
  • Consonance and dissonance of harmonic sounds
  • Related spectra and scales
  • A bell, a rock, a crystal
  • Adaptive tunings
  • A wing, an anomaly, a recollection
  • The Gamelan
  • Consonance-based musical analysis
  • From tuning to spectrum
  • Spectral mappings
  • A "music theory" for 10-tet
  • Classical music of Thailand and 7-tet
  • Speculation, correlation, interpretation, conclusion.
Description
xviii, 426 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages [381]-397) and index.
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