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The Resource How music works : the science and psychology of beautiful sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond, John Powell

How music works : the science and psychology of beautiful sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond, John Powell

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How music works : the science and psychology of beautiful sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond
Title
How music works
Title remainder
the science and psychology of beautiful sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond
Statement of responsibility
John Powell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Powell, a scientist and musician, answers questions about harmony, timbre, keys, chords, loudness, musical composition, and many more in this intriguing and original guide to acoustics
Writing style
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372520
Cataloging source
DLC
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1955-
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Powell, John
Dewey number
781
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3805
LC item number
.P69 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Music
  • Music
Target audience
adult
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the science and psychology of beautiful sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond
Label
How music works : the science and psychology of beautiful sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond, John Powell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Particular Books, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-257) and index
Contents
So, what is music, anyway? -- What is perfect pitch and do I have it? -- Notes and noises -- Xylophones and saxophonees: same notes but different sounds -- Instrumental break -- How loud is loud? -- Harmony and cacophony -- Weighing up scales -- The self-confident major and the emotional minor -- I got rhythm -- Making music -- Listening to music -- Fiddly details
Control code
2010034873
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
vi, 263 p.
Isbn
9780316098304
Lccn
2010034873
Other physical details
ill., music
Label
How music works : the science and psychology of beautiful sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond, John Powell
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Particular Books, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-257) and index
Contents
So, what is music, anyway? -- What is perfect pitch and do I have it? -- Notes and noises -- Xylophones and saxophonees: same notes but different sounds -- Instrumental break -- How loud is loud? -- Harmony and cacophony -- Weighing up scales -- The self-confident major and the emotional minor -- I got rhythm -- Making music -- Listening to music -- Fiddly details
Control code
2010034873
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
vi, 263 p.
Isbn
9780316098304
Lccn
2010034873
Other physical details
ill., music

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