The Resource The acoustical foundations of music, John Backus

The acoustical foundations of music, John Backus

Label
The acoustical foundations of music
Title
The acoustical foundations of music
Statement of responsibility
John Backus
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Backus, John
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3805.B245
LC item number
A3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Musique
  • Musique
  • Music
  • Akustik
  • Musik
  • Akoestiek
  • Muziek
  • Muziekinstrumenten
  • Akustik
  • Musik
Label
The acoustical foundations of music, John Backus
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [294]-304
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The physical and acoustical background: The fundamental physical quantities -- Simple vibrating systems -- Waves and wave propagation -- Complex vibrations and resonance -- pt. 2. The reception of musical sounds: The ear: intensity and loudness levels -- Tone quality -- Frequency and pitch -- Intervals, scales, tuning, and temperament -- pt. 3. The environment of music: Auditorium and room acoustics -- pt. 4. The production of musical sounds: musical instruments: The string instruments -- The woodwind instruments, and others -- The brass instruments -- The piano -- The percussion instruments -- The electronic production of sound -- Appendix: Powers of ten and simple logarithms
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xiv, 312 pages
Isbn
9780393098341
Lccn
68054957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)10880
Label
The acoustical foundations of music, John Backus
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [294]-304
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The physical and acoustical background: The fundamental physical quantities -- Simple vibrating systems -- Waves and wave propagation -- Complex vibrations and resonance -- pt. 2. The reception of musical sounds: The ear: intensity and loudness levels -- Tone quality -- Frequency and pitch -- Intervals, scales, tuning, and temperament -- pt. 3. The environment of music: Auditorium and room acoustics -- pt. 4. The production of musical sounds: musical instruments: The string instruments -- The woodwind instruments, and others -- The brass instruments -- The piano -- The percussion instruments -- The electronic production of sound -- Appendix: Powers of ten and simple logarithms
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xiv, 312 pages
Isbn
9780393098341
Lccn
68054957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)10880

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