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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Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music
A lifelong passion for understanding what makes things tick eventually lead to this extraordinary book. Basically, it’s about this really cool machine called the “harmonograph”.
Beautiful drawings show the octave as triangle, the fifth as pentagram; diagrams show the principles of harmonics, overtones, and the monochord. Account Options Sign in.
Jan 09, Kirsty Shark added it. In this charming little book Anthony Ashton uses a Victorian device called a Harmonograph to tell the story of Harmony Using mirrors, a light was shone at one tuning fork, bounced off toward the second, and then finally the light bounced off that one and onto a dark surface. Mfenech rated harmonograpy it was amazing Jun 05, Wooden Books mzthematics, Apr 1, – Music – 64 pages.
Adam Balshan rated it it was ok Apr 02, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This is a really beautiful little book.
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Laurel rated it it was amazing Sep 27, Other editions – View all Harmonograph: Jennifer Seiler rated it really liked it May 04, It is very short too, so I’m not including it in my reading challenge. A happy discovery in the Wellcome bookshop. Other editions – View all Harmonograph: With useful appendices and exquisite line drawings this is a unique and original introduction to this timeless subject.
This inspiring book will appeal to musicians, mathematicians, designers, and artists alike.
Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music by Anthony Ashton
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A lovely collection of methods and techniques used in early mathdmatics or in other words were discovered by observing the musical harmony and notes. Alexandre Caldeira rated it really liked it Dec 17, If not, go here.
SpR rated it really liked it Dec 31, Feb 08, Scott rated it liked it Shelves: I still don’t understand how ratios between vibrations lead to different tones, but I have now spent a good deal of time making Chladni patterns. Big ideas in a tiny space. No trivia or quizzes yet. A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music. Emiliano Dias rated it really liked it Sep 26, Brady Salz rated it liked it Sep 02, Return to Book Page. A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music. Anna rated it really liked it Jan 29, You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter.
Harmonograph examines the remarkable and mathematical beauty in sound and music.
Published April 1st by Walker Books first published May 1st This is a cool little book that discusses and illustrates relationships between music and mathematics.
Small books, big ideas.