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The science of music

by Melvin Berger

  • 200 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Acoustics and physics -- Juvenile literature,
  • Musical instruments -- Juvenile literature,
  • Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- Juvenile literature,
  • Music -- Acoustics and physics,
  • Musical instruments,
  • Sound -- Recording and reproducing

  • About the Edition

    Discusses how the various musical instruments produce sound and describes how records, tapes, and disks are made and how the playback equipment for them generates sound waves.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMelvin Berger ; illustrated by Yvonne Buchanan.
    ContributionsBuchanan, Yvonne, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3928 .B47 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination153 p. :
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2395238M
    ISBN 100690046456, 0690046472
    LC Control Number87024921

    Science of Music is a scientific exploration of the study of sound with a fun factor. K-5 students can explore music with exhibits, movies, musical questions. They can even compose, mix, dance, drum, experiment, and of course, listen. These resources can supplement aspects of music . ideas from both types of books, but to include pedagogical aids not found in other books. This manual is available as both a paper hard copy as well as an e-book on CD-ROM. The CD-ROM version contains hyperlinks to interesting websites related to music and musical instruments. It.

    Music is both an art and a science, and music and science are closely related. Both use mathematical principles and logic, blended with creative thinking and inspiration to arrive at conclusions that are both enlightening and inspirational. It could be said that Science is the music of the intellect, and Music is the science of the heart. Quantifying Music: The Science of Music at the First Stage of Scientific Revolution – H.F. Cohen Springer Science & Business Media, - History - pages.

      The article also notes that listening to music increases levels of optimism and pleasure. Robert Young McMahan, music theory professor at the College, says people listen to music to help them feel good in whatever situation they are in and that different types of music call for different : Nicole Mulvaney. Comprehensive and accessible, this foundational text surveys many aspects of acoustics, beginning with a brief history of the art and science of music. Subsequent topics include general principles of sound, musical scales, characteristics of instruments, recording devices, and other subjects. More than illustrations plus questions, problems, and projects for students. .


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The science of music by Melvin Berger Download PDF EPUB FB2

`As for reading pleasure, the book is full of illuminating formulations full also of surprises, amusing remarks, imaginative extrapolations.' Herman Sabbe, Musicae Scientiae, Vol III Cited by: 1.

The science of music Hardcover – January 1, by Melvin Berger (Author)Author: Jean M. Bonin, Melvin Berger. This book looks at the science behind avant-garde music and its associations with science fiction, as well as exploring science fiction’s own speculations on the future of musical science.

It gives an insight into the way music is composed avoiding traditional music theory or : Springer International Publishing. In retrospect, The Science of Music seems to be a collection of the author's elaborate hypotheses.

Some are undoubtedly quite original, but for the most part they rest on shaky and insubstantial foundations and are further weakened by a pervasive lack of care in their presentation. The result is a frustrating and largely unenlightening book. "Science and Music is a rare book, as an author The science of music book not often combine very distinguished scientific abilities with musical knowledge and power of simple exposition.

It will probably become a minor classic."Cited by: Physics and Music: The Science of Musical Sound (Dover Books on Physics) [White, Harvey E., White, Donald H.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Physics and Music: The Science of Musical Sound (Dover Books on Physics)Cited by: 9.

Daniel J. Levitin, Ph.D., is the New York Times bestselling author of This Is Your Brain on Music, The World in Six Songs, The Organized Mind, and Weaponized Lies. His work has been translated into 21 by:   Translated into conversational English, the science – I think – is of interest to everyone who loves music (and even those few of us who don’t).

A book is the wrong medium for this information. As I read this book, I kept wishing I was watching a PBS show version of it instead, where I could HEAR the music Mr. Levitin was referencing, and see visuals of the brain showing what parts are being affected by music, and how they all link up/5.

In This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession, Daniel Levitin sets out to answer it — an ambitious task he tackles through a range of lenses, from a digestible explanation of key technical constructs like scale, tone and timbre to compelling cross-disciplinary reflections spanning neurobiology, philosophy, cognitive psychology, memory theory, behavioral science, Gestalt psychology.

The Science of Music. Have you ever listened to music. Chances are, if you're a human being who grew up on planet Earth, the answer is yes. Music is everywhere. We love music. We can't not love music. The book further discusses musical development in social and emotional contexts, and it presents ways that music training can enhance the singing ability of an individual.

The book can be used as a reference source for perceptual and. Label each of the parts together as a class, or ask students to work independently, guided by books or Web sites (see "Sound Science Resources," above).

To extend, have small groups of students each research and create a presentation on a part of the ear in greater depth. Parts-of-the-Ear Role Play. The nature of music, how musical instruments make the sounds they do, and how music is recorded and reproduced.

All musical instruments make sounds by causing the air to vibrate in a precisely controlled manner. Strings may be stroked or hammered—as with the violin and piano; or various materials may be made to vibrate by blowing air past them&#;as with the lips.

As others have said about the book: the author drops disclaimers multiple times throughout each chapter, recognizing that he may have gone overboard with explaining musical terminology, history and the science of music and that the reader is probably bored or confused/5.

This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession is a popular science book written by the McGill University neuroscientist Daniel J.

Levitin, and first published by Dutton Penguin in the U.S. and Canada inand updated and released in paperback by Plume/Penguin in It has been translated into 18 languages and spent more than a year Author: Daniel J.

Levitin. The Psychology of Music, Second Edition has been completely revised to bring the reader the most up-to-date information, additional subject matter, and new contributors to incorporate all of these important variables.

The book is intended as a comprehensive reference source for both musicians and psychologists. What human qualities are needed to make scientific discoveries, and which to make great art. Many would point to 'imagination' and 'creativity' in the second case but not the first.

This book challenges the assumption that doing science is in any sense less creative than art, music or fictional writing and poetry, and treads a historical and contemporary path through common.

Listening to music has been shown to improve memory functioning, increase rate of healing, improve your workouts and more. And now a crazy science fact: Crazy Science Fact: Music - YouTube. Vanessa Van Edwards. K subscribers. Crazy Science Fact: Music. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device.

"Science and Music is a rare book, as an author does not often combine very distinguished scientific abilities with musical knowledge and power of simple exposition. It will probably become a minor. The Music of Nature and the Nature of Music. Science, v, n, p, jan.

GUIGUE, Didier. Estética da sonoridade: a herança de .This book is a pretty decent read on music and science. It's mainly concerned with composer's who have used music to portray a greater theme, a celestial harmony, or the greatness of God's kingdom, as they then imagined it/5.The science of music.

[Melvin Berger; Yvonne Buchanan] -- Discusses how the various musical instruments produce sound and describes how records, tapes, and disks are made and how the playback equipment for them generates sound waves.