Logo

Harmony Explained: Progress Towards A Scientific Theory of Music

Small book cover: Harmony Explained: Progress Towards A Scientific Theory of Music

Harmony Explained: Progress Towards A Scientific Theory of Music
by

Publisher: arXiv

Description:
How does music, in particular harmony, actually work, presented as a real, scientific theory of music? In particular we derive from first principles of Physics and Computation the following three fundamental phenomena of music: the Major Scale, the Standard Chord Dictionary, and the difference in feeling between the Major and Minor Triads.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: The Physical Basis Of MusicThe Physical Basis Of Music
by - Washington University
The main purpose of this book is to explain certain physical considerations useful not only to a beginner learning how to play a musical instrument, but also to an accomplished musician trying to gain full technical mastery of an instrument.
(13914 views)
Book cover: Understanding Basic Music TheoryUnderstanding Basic Music Theory
by - OpenStax
This text includes a review of common notation and an introduction to the physics behind music theory, as well as the basic concepts of music theory and a few slightly advanced but very useful topics, such as transposition.
(18022 views)
Book cover: Caruso's Method of Voice Production: The Scientific Culture of the VoiceCaruso's Method of Voice Production: The Scientific Culture of the Voice
by - D. Appleton
The greatest tenor of his day, Enrico Caruso possessed remarkable breath control and enunciation along with an intense quality of vocal pathos. This guide explains clearly and scientifically how singers can emulate his phenomenal vocal production.
(8127 views)
Book cover: Music: Its Language, History, and CultureMusic: Its Language, History, and Culture
by - CUNY Brooklyn College
The aim is to introduce you to works representative of a variety of music traditions, and to enable you to speak and write about the features of the music you study, employing vocabulary and concepts of melody, rhythm, and form used by musicians.
(4881 views)