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Author Jackson, Myles W.

Title Harmonious triads : physicists, musicians, and instrument makers in nineteenth-century Germany / Myles W. Jackson.

Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  784.194309034 JACK    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 395 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Series Transformations.
Transformations (M.I.T. Press)
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references (pages [351]-388) and index.
Contents E.F.F. Chladni : the nodal point between acoustician and musical-instrument maker -- Singing savants : music for the Volk -- The organic versus the mechanical -- Wilhelm Weber, reed pipes, and adiabatic phenomena -- The fetish of precision I : Scheibler's tonometer and tuning technique -- The fetish of precision II : standardizing music -- Physics, machines, and musical pedagogy.
Subject Music -- Acoustics and physics -- 19th century.
Music -- Germany -- 19th century -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Germany -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
ISBN 0262101165 (alk. paper)
9780262101165 (alk. paper)