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Music and Mathematics: from Pythagoras to Fractals

Author: FAUVEL, JOHN; FLOOD; WLSON
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Pub Date: 06/07/2006
ISBN: 9780199298938
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Quick overview From Ancient Greek times, music has been seen as a mathematical art, and this relationship has fascinated generations. This new in paperback edition of diverse, comprehensive and fully-illustrated papers, authored by leading scholars, links the two fields in a lucid manner that is suitable for students of each subject as well as the general reader.
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From Ancient Greek times, music has been seen as a mathematical art, and the relationship between mathematics and music has fascinated generations. This collection of wide ranging, comprehensive and fully-illustrated papers, authored by leading scholars, presents the link between these two subjects in a lucid manner that is suitable for students of both subjects, as well as the general reader with an interest in music. Physical, theoretical, physiological, acoustic, compositional, and analytical relationships between mathematics and music are unfolded and explored with focus on tuning and temperament, the mathematics of sound, bell-ringing and modern compositional techniques.

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