On The Sensations of Tone
by Hermann Helmholtz

On The Sensations of Tone<br><small>by Hermann Helmholtz</small>
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NEW! On the Sensations of Tone is one of the world's greatest scientific classics. It bridges the gap between the natural sciences and music theory and, nearly a century after its first publication, it is still a standard text for the study of physiological acoustics--the scientific basis of musical theory. It is also a treasury of knowledge for musicians and students of music and a major work in the realm of aesthetics, making important contributions to physics, anatomy, and physiology in its establishment of the physical theory of music. Difficult scientific concepts are explained simply and easily for the general reader.

576 pages, includes index, 68 figures, 43 analyzed passages, Softbound.