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# Musimathics: The Mathematical Foundations of Music (Volume 1)

by
Gareth Loy

"Mathematics can be as effortless as humming a tune, if you know the tune," writes Gareth Loy. In Musimathics, Loy teaches us the tune, providing a friendly and spirited tour of the mathematics of music--a commonsense, self-contained introduction for the nonspecialist reader. It is designed for musicians who find their art increasingly mediated by technology, and for anyon...more

Hardcover, 504 pages

Published
June 16th 2006
by The MIT Press

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There were a lot of errors in the musical notation, which makes me wonder how much of the math and physics have errors. I was not paying close attention to any of the equations. The second volume looks more practical for actually implementing audio algorithms.

The author spends too long on his algorithmic composition chapter at the end. It's like 1/3 of the entire book.

Problems aside, this b...more

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