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Musimathics : the mathematical foundations of music

Author: D Gareth Loy
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT Press, [2011], ©2006.
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The second volume of a commonsense, self-contained introduction to the mathematics and physics of music, focusing on the digital and computational domain; essential reading for musicians, music  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D Gareth Loy
ISBN: 9780262516556 0262516551 9780262516563 026251656X
OCLC Number: 795178989
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: v. 1.: Music and sound --
Representing music --
Musical scales, tuning, and intonation --
Physical basis of sound --
Geometrical basis of sound --
Psychophysical basis of sound --
Introduction to acoustics --
Vibrating systems --
Composition and methodology --
v. 2.: Digital signals and sampling --
Musical signals --
Spectral analysis and synthesis --
Convolution --
Filtering --
Resonance --
The wave equation --
Acoustical systems --
Sound synthesis --
Dynamic spectra.
Responsibility: Gareth Loy.

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