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Principles of Musical Acoustics
Principles of Musical Acoustics focuses on the basic principles in the science and technology of music. Musical examples and specific musical instruments demonstrate the principles. The book begins with a study of vibrations and waves, in that order. These topics constitute the basic physical properties of sound, one of two pillars supporting the science of musical acousti ...more
Paperback, 348 pages
Published July 26th 2013 by Springer
(first published June 25th 2013)
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In my opinion this book is very superficial and still not a precise introduction into the field of musical aoustics. I had the same problem with Donald E. Hall's "Musical Acoustics". I prefer John Backus' "The Acoustical Foundations of Music" and Fletcher & Rossing's "Physics of Musical Instruments" and the chapters on "Musical Acoustics", "Audio", and "Concert Hall Acoustics", in Thomas D. Rossing's "Springer Handbook of Acoustics". ...more