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Music and mathematics : from Pythagoras to fractals

Author: John Fauvel; Raymond Flood; Robin James Wilson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, cop. 2003.
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Fauvel; Raymond Flood; Robin James Wilson
ISBN: 0199298939 9780199298938
OCLC Number: 494364878
Notes: Autres éditions :1ère édition brochée, 2006, 2010.
Description: 1 vol. (189 p.) : ill., portr., couv. ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: PART I: MUSIC AND MATHEMATICS THROUGH HISTORY; PART II: THE MATHEMATICS OF MUSICAL SOUND; PART III: MATHEMATICAL STRUCTURE IN MUSIC; PART IV: THE COMPOSER SPEAKS
Responsibility: John Fauvel, Raymond Flood, Robin Wilson (eds.).

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An attractive volume that covers almost al of the important aspects of the interplay between mathematics and music. * Ehrhard Behrends, The Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol 28, 3 *

 
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