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Acoustics and the Performance of Music: Manual for Acousticians, Audio Engineers, Musicians, Architects and Musical Instrument Makers / Edition 5

Acoustics and the Performance of Music: Manual for Acousticians, Audio Engineers, Musicians, Architects and Musical Instrument Makers / Edition 5

by Jurgen Meyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387095160

ISBN-13: 9780387095165

Pub. Date: 12/24/2008

Publisher: Springer New York

This classic reference on musical acoustics and performance practice begins with a brief introduction to the fundamentals of acoustics and the generation of musical sounds. It then discusses the particulars of the sounds made by all the standard instruments in a modern orchestra as well as the human voice, the way in which the sounds made by these instruments are

Overview

This classic reference on musical acoustics and performance practice begins with a brief introduction to the fundamentals of acoustics and the generation of musical sounds. It then discusses the particulars of the sounds made by all the standard instruments in a modern orchestra as well as the human voice, the way in which the sounds made by these instruments are dispersed and how the room into which they are projected affects the sounds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387095165
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
12/24/2008
Series:
Modern Acoustics and Signal Processing Series
Edition description:
5th ed. 2009
Pages:
446
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

to Acoustics.- Structure of Musical Sound.- Tonal Characteristics of Musical Instruments.- Directional Characteristics.- Foundations of Room Acoustics.- Acoustical Properties of Old and New Performance Spaces.- Seating Arrangement in the Concert Hall.- Acoustic Considerations for Instrumentation and Playing Technique.- Acoustical Problems in the Opera House.

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