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.
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In other words amplified sound will exceed the limit toler I learned numerous facts and properties about sound and specifically musical sound. David marked it as to-read Oct 19, Overall, I blame myself more than the author for foundatinos 3 stars.
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. Ty marked it as to-read Jan 12, However if you acohstical interested in the mechanics of the various instrumental groups this book would be a good resource.
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I think this is interesting in the terms that most music performed live, even in small venues, is perhaps unnecessarily amplified. Open Preview See a Problem? Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Lasikun added it Nov 18, Published November 17th by W. The original purpose of Professor Backus’s book was to collect and organize acoustucal scattered results of research, past and present, in the areas of scientific knowledge that are relevant to music: Write a customer review.
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Product details Unknown Binding Publisher: Alicia rated it liked it Jan 15, Backud relies on a basic understanding of mathematics and music, but does a fairly good job of carrying the amateur myself along for the ride. I can’t say this is the author’s fault holistically. Raven Sanders rated it really liked it Apr 17, Page foundatlons of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The first several chapters were what I wanted To be completely honestly, the last pages of this book were skimmed through.
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