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Title:
Mathematics and music
Author:
Wright, David, 1949-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xiv, 161 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Basic mathematical and musical concepts -- Horizontal structure -- Harmony and related numerology -- Ratios and musical intervals -- Logarithms and musical intervals -- Chromatic scales -- Octave identification and modular arithmetic -- Algebraic properties of the integers -- The integers as intervals -- Timbre and periodic functions -- The rational numbers as musical intervals -- Tuning the scale to obtain rational intervals.
Electronic Access:
Related Electronic Resource: Author's web page for this work:
http://www.ams.org/bookpages/mawrld-28
ISBN:
9780821848739
Format :
Book