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Tuning And Temperament: A Historical Study

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This volume traces the development of equal-temperament and the scientific search for the perfect scale, from Pythagoras to Bach and beyond. Each chapter is devoted to a specific principal theory, critically evaluating the contributions of well and lesser-known students of the issue. Written by internationally respected authority J. Murray Barbour, the book requires minimal background of music or scientific theory. A vital text for every student of tonality, instrumental innovation, and the interaction between scientific and musical development.

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Published on: 04/11/2004
Format: History
Length: 244 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Dover Publications
Author: J. Murray Barbour

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