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Musical sound : an introduction to the physics of music / by Michael J. Moravcsik ; foreword by Antal Dorati ; introductory essay by Darrel Rosenbluth ; illustrations by Francesca Moravcsik.

Author/Creator:
Moravcsik, Michael J.
Publication:
New York, NY : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, c2002.
Format/Description:
Book
316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Music -- Acoustics and physics.
Contents:
About motion
Periodic motion: vibration and oscillation
Waves
Propagation of sound waves
Perception of sound
Musical sound
Pitch and musical scales
Musical instruments
Wind instruments
String instruments
Percussion instruments
The human voice
The environment for listening
The transmission and storage of sound.
Notes:
"A Solomon Press book".
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1924 Book Fund.
Contributor:
Dorati, Antal.
Rosenbluth, Darrel.
Moravcsik, Francesca.
Class of 1924 Book Fund.
ISBN:
0306467100
OCLC:
49757772