How Music Works
A Listener's Guide to the Science and Psychology of Beautiful SoundsBook - 2010
What is the difference between a musical note and any other sort of sound? What is harmony, and why does it sound good? Why is it easy to tell the difference between a flute and a clarinet even if they are playing exactly the same note? Why do ten violins sound only twice as loud as one? What is perfect pitch, and do I have it?Discover the answers to these and many other questions in John Powell's charming, straight-talking and ear-opening guide to what music is and how exactly it works.
Publisher: London : Particular, 2010
Description: 264 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Branch Call Number: 781.2 Pow