Harmonograph: Mathematical Music

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By Anthony Ashton Why did Pythagoras pause outside a Blacksmith's workshop? Can the nature of harmony really be understood visually? Why do harmonies leave gaps or 'commas' when added together? In this charming little book Ashton uses a Victorian device called a Harmonograph to tell the story of harmony and the intervals in the scale. With useful appendices and exquisite line drawings this is a unique and original introduction.

Paperback, 58 pp.
Illustrated throughout.
Measures 12.5 x 15cm.
100% recycled paper.


Collections: Books, Mathematics, Music, Science


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