The Science of Musical Sounds
- Edward Carterette, Department of Psychology, University of California
- Morton Friedman, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
- Johan Sundberg, The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
This book is concerned with the scientific aspects of musical sounds. It presents basic acoustics, auditory theory, and sound generation from both a theoretical and a practical view. Room acoustics, sound analysis, recording and reproduction, and sound synthesis as well as cognition are examined from the perspective of music.View full description
Researchers and students in musical acoustics, including those in cognition and perception, acoustics, music theory, and psychophysics.
- Published: December 1991
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-676948-7
Table of ContentsIntroduction.What is Sound?Ear and Hearing.Scales, Tunings, and Temperaments.Wind Instruments.String Instruments.Rod and Membrane Instruments.Room Acoustics.Music and Electronics.Music as Communication.References.Index.