Title, The Acoustical Foundations of Music. Author, John Backus. Publisher, W. W. Norton, ISBN, , Length, pages. The original purpose of Professor Backus’s book was to collect and organize the of acoustical environment; the acoustical behavior of musical instruments;. acousticians, among musicians the whole subject has of course taken a rather different turn. Thus, at least one well-known music-analytic view- point treats the.

Author: Tauktilar Shakacage
Country: Chile
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Literature
Published (Last): 22 June 2015
Pages: 463
PDF File Size: 4.57 Mb
ePub File Size: 6.98 Mb
ISBN: 840-6-64216-550-4
Downloads: 53045
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Maulabar

Share your thoughts with other customers. Chris Johnson marked it as to-read Aug 14, The aims and organization of the second edition remain the same; the results are more complete and up-to-date. Les Harper rated it liked it Jan 21, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Be the first to ask a question about The Acoustical Foundations of Music. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Eric added it Mar 05, Here-I suppose bagpipes are fine!!


The acoustical foundations of music | Open Library

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? RIley Coulthard is currently reading it Dec 04, Bren marked it as to-read Sep 21, ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Raven Sanders rated o really liked it Apr 17, Lists with This Book. Mark marked it as to-read Mar 31, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. David marked it as to-read Oct 19, Matheus is currently reading it Sep 16, I did eventual become bored with the topic when it reached a degree of detail that superseded my reasons for reading.

In other words amplified sound will exceed the limit toler I learned numerous facts and properties about sound and specifically musical sound.

Ron Noble marked it as to-read Aug 28, Chelsea Padgett marked it as to-read Apr 09, Ty marked it tthe to-read Jan 12, No trivia or quizzes yet.

Jordan Smith rated it really liked it Feb 07, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Jihn be completely honestly, the last pages of this book were skimmed through. Emily added it Jan 24, The majority of the book provides a very good introduction for anyone looking to further their understanding, but the last 50 or so pages was a little more detailed than necessarily accessible.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

The Acoustical Foundations of Music

The first several chapters were what I wanted the most; the scientific properties of sound in general. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

In other words amplified sound will exceed the limit tolerable. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.