During the nineteenth century, a remarkable scientific instrument known as a harmonograph revealed the beautiful patterns found in music. Harmonograph is an. Why did Pythagoras pause outside a Blacksmith’s workshop? Can the nature of Harmony really be understood visually? Why do harmonies. Punted in the United States of America. 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1. HARMONOGRAPH. A VISUAL GUIDE TO THE MATHEMATICS OF MUSIC. Anthony Ashton. ~WJ;-.
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Anthony Ashton examines the phenomenon of resonance in Chladni patterns, describes how to build a harmonograph of your own, and provides tables of world tuning systems. Other editions – View all Harmonograph: Like all of the Wooden Books, it’s brief. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Why do harmonies leave gaps or ‘commas’ when added together?
Jul 27, Deana rated it really liked it Recommended to Deana by: Beautiful drawings show the octave as triangle, the fifth as pentagram; diagrams show the principles of harmonics, overtones, and the monochord.
Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music
Wooden BooksApr 1, – Music – 64 pages. Musif useful appendices and exquisite line drawings this is a unique and original introduction to this timeless subject. Other editions – View all Harmonograph: Refresh and try again. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Alexandre Caldeira rated it really liked it Dec 17, By attaching pens and paper to the pendulums, beautiful patterns could be drawn tracing out their travels.
Small but stuffed with information. This is a cool little book that discusses and illustrates relationships between music and mathematics. Hardcover58 pages. Selected pages Title Page. Emiliano Dias rated it really liked it Sep 26, During the nineteenth century, a remarkable scientific instrument known as a harmonograph revealed the beautiful patterns found in music. This inspiring book will appeal to musicians, mathematicians, designers, and artists alike. Fascinating read, despite grammatical errors and some other minor inaccuracies.
To ask other readers questions about Harmonographplease sign up. Jennifer Seiler rated it really liked it May 04, Being right brained, I easily understood tangible math.
If you’re not quick at discerning between your major thirds or minor sevenths then it might feel a bit dense if you’re reading all in one go. Ronald Lett rated it really liked it May 12, It uses the same principles except it uses pendulums swinging at different ratios to simulate the movements of the tuning forks. Books by Anthony Ashton.
Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music by Anthony Ashton
In this charming little book Anthony Ashton uses a Victorian device called a Harmonograph to tell the story of Harmony and the intervals in the scale. Lists with This Book. Return to Book Page. Chris rated it liked it Oct 10, These movements were too small and too fast for someone to record, so the harmonograph tto invented.
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A lifelong passion for understanding what makes things tick eventually lead to this extraordinary book.
Mac rated it it was amazing Apr 29, Harmonograph is an introduction to the evolution of simple harmonic theory, from the discoveries of Pythagoras to diatonic tuning and equal temperament.