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The Structure of Recognizable Diatonic Tunings / Easley Blackwood.

Author/Creator:
Blackwood, Easley, author., Author,
Publication:
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (330 pages)
Edition:
Course Book
Series:
Princeton Legacy Library ; 327
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Music -- Acoustics and physics.
Musical intervals and scales.
Musical temperament.
Tuning.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
In a comprehensive work with important implications for tuning theory and musicology, Easley Blackwood, a distinguished-composer, establishes a mathematical basis for the family of diatonic tunings generated by combinations of perfect fifths and octaves.Originally published in 1986.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Preface
Chapter I. Fundamental Properties of Musical Intervals
Chapter II. The Diatonic Scale in Pythagorean Tuning
Chapter III. Names and Distributional Patterns of the Diatonic Intervals
Chapter IV. Extended Pythagorean Tuning
Chapter V. The Diatonic Scale in Just Tuning
Chapter VI. Extended Just Tuning
Chapter VII. Musical Examples in Just Tuning
Chapter VIII. The Diatonic Scale in Meantone Tuning
Chapter IX. Extended Meantone Tuning
Chapter X. The General Family of Recognizable Diatonic Tunings
Chapter XI. Equal Tunings and Closed Circles of Fifths
Chapter XII. The Diatonic Equal Tunings
Index
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 30. Aug 2021)
Contributor:
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9781400854073
OCLC:
922704421
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9781400854073 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.