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The Evolution of Music through Culture and Science

  • Author: Townsend, Peter

Book

$34.00

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Contents

  • 1 Music - an ever-changing landscape
  • 2 Musical development assisted by technology
  • 3 Musicianship and the cult of personality
  • 4 Signal processing by the brain
  • 5 Interpreting complex sounds
  • 6 Scales - idealism or compromise?
  • 7 Musical changes driven by technology
  • 8 Development of fixed frequency keyboards
  • 9 Decay of information and data loss
  • 10 From live music to electronic offerings
  • 11 Analogue or digital recording
  • 12 The voice
  • 13 Acoustics of concert halls and rooms
  • 14 Orchestral layout and the best concert seats
  • 15 Music, Emotions and Political Influences