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Tuning, timbre, spectrum, scale by William A. Sethares

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Published by Springer in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Sound.,
  • Tuning.,
  • Tone color (Music),
  • Musical intervals and scales.,
  • Psychoacoustics.,
  • Music -- Acoustics and physics.

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Edition Notes

StatementWilliam A. Sethares.
LC ClassificationsQC225.7 .S48 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 345 p. :
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL671630M
ISBN 10354076173X
LC Control Number97017623

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