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Author: Charles TaylorBrian JohnsonIndependent Communications Associates.British Broadcasting Corporation.Royal Institution of Great Britain.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1990.
Series: Science and music.; Exploring music (Films for the Humanities (Firm)), 5.; Royal Institution Christmas lectures.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This program examines sound-waves: why some sounds are musical and others just noise, and the relationship of regularity or irregularity of vibration to the perception of musicality, as well as such non-scientific questions as the cultural content of musical perception."--Container.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Taylor; Brian Johnson; Independent Communications Associates.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Royal Institution of Great Britain.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 39920547
Notes: "Royal Institution 1989 Christmas Lectures."
"FFH 2310."
Credits: Executive producer, William Wollard ; associate producer, Richard Thomson ; camera supervisor, Barry Chaston ; production manager, Gabi Kabza.
Performer(s): Charles Taylor.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Science and music.; Exploring music (Films for the Humanities (Firm)), 5.; Royal Institution Christmas lectures.
Responsibility: InCA ; BBC ; presented by Films for the Humanities and Sciences ; producer/director, Brian Johnson.

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"This program examines sound-waves: why some sounds are musical and others just noise, and the relationship of regularity or irregularity of vibration to the perception of musicality, as well as such non-scientific questions as the cultural content of musical perception."--Container.

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