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Author Donahue, Thomas, 1953-

Title A guide to musical temperament / Thomas Donahue.

Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  784.1928 DONA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 229 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-222) and index.
Contents Main material. The basis for temperament ; Selected temperaments ; Musical aspects ; Generating tuning instructions ; The tuning process ; Instructions for setting selected temperaments ; A historical overview -- Supplementary material. Starting notes, pitch references, and transposition ; Theoretical and equal-beating versions ; Near-equal temperament ; Derivation of the cent equation ; Temperament data ; Temperament spreadsheets ; Instructions in musical notation.
Subject Musical temperament.
ISBN 0810854384 (paperback: alk. paper)