The Resource Music, physics and engineering, Harry F. Olson

Music, physics and engineering, Harry F. Olson

Label
Music, physics and engineering
Title
Music, physics and engineering
Statement of responsibility
Harry F. Olson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This extraordinarily comprehensive text, requiring no special background in physics, math or music, discusses the nature of sound waves, musical instruments, musical notation, acoustic materials, elements of sound reproduction systems {u2014} from the telephone to stereo sound systems {u2014} and electronic music. "Very thorough, and full of well-presented facts." {u2014} Musical Times. Includes 376 figures
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1901-1982
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Olson, Harry F.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3807
LC item number
.O4 1967
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Musical instruments
  • Instruments de musique
  • Musique
  • Musique
  • Instruments de musique
  • Music
  • Musical instruments
  • Akoestiek
  • Elektro-akoestiek
  • Muziek
  • Muziekinstrumenten
  • Acoustique musicale
  • Instruments de musique
Label
Music, physics and engineering, Harry F. Olson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This Dover edition is a revised and enlarged version of the work first published in 1952 under the title Musical engineering."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Sound waves -- 2. Musical terminology -- 3. Musical scales -- 4. Resonators and radiators -- 5. Musical instruments -- 6. Characteristics of musical instruments -- 7. Properties of music -- 8. Theater, studio, and room acoustics -- 9. Sound-reproducing systems -- 10. Electronic music
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
2d ed.
Extent
xi, 460 pages
Isbn
9780486217697
Lccn
66028730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
(OCoLC)255937
Label
Music, physics and engineering, Harry F. Olson
Publication
Note
"This Dover edition is a revised and enlarged version of the work first published in 1952 under the title Musical engineering."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Sound waves -- 2. Musical terminology -- 3. Musical scales -- 4. Resonators and radiators -- 5. Musical instruments -- 6. Characteristics of musical instruments -- 7. Properties of music -- 8. Theater, studio, and room acoustics -- 9. Sound-reproducing systems -- 10. Electronic music
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
2d ed.
Extent
xi, 460 pages
Isbn
9780486217697
Lccn
66028730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
(OCoLC)255937

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