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Horns, Strings, and Harmony

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"A fascinating excursion into an area too often ignored by the musical practitioner." — Music Library Association Notes.
If you've ever wondered how a musical instrument produces the sound it does, this book explains the physics of musical instruments in an engaging and understandable way. Dr. Benade was a nuclear physicist, flutist, and science educator with a special abil
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published December 15th 1992 by Dover Publications (first published August 2nd 1979)
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This book really helped me understand better the fundamental aspects of what is going on physically with sound waves and the way the ear perceives them.
It focuses on acoustic instruments, but the knowledge is also very useful from the perspective of crafting electronic music and sound design, as it describes how waveforms generate harmonics.
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