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Musical Mathematics - Cris Forster

Musical Mathematics

Hardcover Published: 14th July 2010
ISBN: 9780811874076
Number Of Pages: 944
For Ages: 18+ years old

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Musical Mathematics is the definitive tome for the adventurous musician. Integrating mathematics, music history, and hands-on experience, this volume serves as a comprehensive guide to the tunings and scales of acoustic instruments from around the world. Author, composer, and builder Cris Forster illuminates the mathematical principles of acoustic music, offering practical information and new discoveries about both traditional and innovative instruments. With this knowledge readers can improve, or begin to build, their own instruments inspired by Forster's creations shown in 16 color plates. For those ready to step outside musical conventions and those whose curiosity about the science of sound is never satisfied, Musical Mathematics is the map to a new musical world.

ISBN: 9780811874076
ISBN-10: 0811874079
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 944
Published: 14th July 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.94 x 22.1  x 4.83
Weight (kg): 2.45
Edition Number: 1