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Temperament : how music became a battleground for the great minds of Western Civilisation

Author: Stuart Isacoff
Publisher: London : Faber, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For hundreds of years, musicians, craftsmen, church officials, heads of state and philosophers fought against the introduction of "equal temperament" tuning. Stuart Isacoff recounts the battle that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Isacoff
ISBN: 0571196225 9780571196227
OCLC Number: 47675136
Notes: Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.
Description: 259 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Stuart Isacoff.

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