The Physics of Musical Instruments. Front Cover. Neville H. Fletcher, Thomas D. Rossing. Springer-Verlag GmbH, – pages. The history of musical instruments is nearly as old as the history of civilization The Physics of Musical Instruments Neville H. Fletcher; Thomas D. Rossing. Authors: Fletcher, Neville H., Rossing, Thomas tion to the reader with a compelling interest in musical instruments who has “a reasonable grasp of physics and.

Author: Goltikree Vojas
Country: Vietnam
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Technology
Published (Last): 7 December 2010
Pages: 100
PDF File Size: 5.32 Mb
ePub File Size: 19.92 Mb
ISBN: 247-4-77954-754-2
Downloads: 1563
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Yozshujin

While the history of musical instruments is nearly as old as civilisation itself, the science of acoustics is quite recent.

The Physics of Musical Instruments. – Neville H. Fletcher, Thomas D. Rossing – Google Books

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Sponsored Products are advertisements for products sold by merchants on Amazon. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? User Review – Flag as inappropriate A superb book. This book describes the results of such acoustical investigations – fascinating intellectual and practical exercises.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Flutes and Flue Organ Pipes. Rossing Snippet view – The founders in the Low Countries, especially the Hemony brothers Francois and Pieter and Jacob van Eyck, took the lead in tuning bells, and many of their fine bells are found in carillons today.


Addressed to readers with a reasonable grasp of physics who are not put off by a little mathematics, this book discusses most of the traditional instruments currently in use in Western music. When we wrote the first edition of this book, we directed our presenta tion to the reader with a compelling interest in musical physisc who has “a reasonable grasp of physics roszing who is not frightened by physsics little mathematics.

However, from chapter 9 through 21 the author just presents the physics of each instrument with no real organization by chapter, unless you count the fact that the physics of the instruments are presented in groups organized as either percussion, wind, or stringed instruments. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Practical Information for Instrument Design. Pipes Horns and Cavities. The authors use math where needed, but it is not overwhelming and should be easily readable by students with a basic level of calculus.

Springer December 1, Language: Stiffness and Air Loading.

References to this book Spectra and The physics of musical instruments fletcher rossing Sponsored products related to this item What’s this? I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Popular passages Page intsruments England in the 18th century.


Chiming bells by pulling ropes attached to the clappers had been practiced for some time before the idea of attaching The first eight chapters of the book provide some pretty good background material on vibrating systems and sound waves that should be read sequentially.

Rossing Limited preview – There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The physics of musical instruments: Flutes and Flue Organ Pipes.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. However, be aware that it is a book about physics ONLY. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. View or edit your browsing history.

One early use of handbells was to provide tower bellringers with a convenient means to practice change ringing. Selected pages Title Page.

Published on January 26,