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Harmonious triads : physicists, musicians, and instrument makers in ninteenth-century Germany / Myles W. Jackson.

By: Jackson, Myles W.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Transformations : studies in the history of science and technology.Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT Press, c2006Description: x, 395 p. : ill., facsims., music, ports. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0262101165 (alk. paper); 9780262101165 (alk. paper); 9780262101165.Subject(s): Music -- Acoustics and physics -- History -- 19th century | Music -- Germany -- 19th century -- Philosophy and aesthetics | Germany -- Intellectual life -- 19th centuryDDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents only
Introduction -- E.F.F. Chladni : the nodal point between acoustician and musical-instrument maker -- Saving savants : music for the Volk -- The organic versus the mechanical -- Wilhelm Weber, reed pipes, and adiabatic phenomena -- The fetish of precision I : Scheibler's tonometer and tuning technique -- The fetish of precision II : Standardizing music -- Physics, machines, and musical pedagogy.
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Includes bibliographic references (p. [351]-388) and index.

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