The Math Behind the Music

The Math Behind the Music

by Leon Harkleroad
     
 

Explores mathematics aspects of music from its acoustical bases to compositional techniques to music criticism.See more details below

Overview

Explores mathematics aspects of music from its acoustical bases to compositional techniques to music criticism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521009355
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Series:
Outlooks Series
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
158
Sales rank:
1,454,940
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Mathematics and music, a duet; 2. Pitch: the ground of music; 3. Tuning up; 4. How to vary a theme mathematically; 5. Bells and groups: music by chance; 6. Pattern, pattern, pattern ; 7. Sight meets sound; 8. How NOT to mix mathematics and music; 9. Bibliography; Contents of the CD; Illustration credits; Index.

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