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Music and science in the age of Galileo

Author: Victor Coelho
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1992.
Series: University of Western Ontario series in philosophy of science, v. 51.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Music and Science in the Age of Galileo features 12 new essays by leading specialists in the fields of musicology, history of science, astronomy, philosophy, and instrument building that explore the relations between music and the scientific culture of Galileo's time. The essays take a broad historical approach towards understanding such topics as the role of music in Galileo's experiments and in the scientific
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Coelho
ISBN: 079232028X 9780792320289
OCLC Number: 26767357
Description: xii, 247 pages : illustrations, music ; 23 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Historical, Contemporary, and Celestial Models for the Musical and Scientific Revolution in the Age of Galileo. Music and Philosophy in Early Modern Science / Stillman Drake. Beats and the Origins of Early Modern Science / H. Floris Cohen. Music and the Crisis of Seventeenth-Century Europe / Alexander Silbiger. Kepler, Galilei, and the Harmony of the World / Owen Gingerich --
pt. II. Symbolical and Philosophical Perspectives on Galileo and Music. The Artistic Patronage of the Barberini and the Galileo Affair / Frederick Hammond. Musical Myth and Galilean Science in Giovanni Serodine's Allegoria della scienza / Victor Coelho. Tickles, Titillations, and the Wonderful Accidents of Sounds: Galileo and the Consonances / Robert E. Butts. Galileo and the Demise of Pythagoreanism / William Jordan --
pt. III. The Musical Background of Seventeenth-Century Science: Theory, Practice, and Craftsmanship. Was Galileo's Father an Experimental Scientist? / Claude V. Palisca.
Series Title: University of Western Ontario series in philosophy of science, v. 51.
Responsibility: edited by Victor Coelho.
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