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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Music was always a little more complicated – I could hear it and was utterly enchanted by it, but until this book, could not grasp how gisual could In this charming little book Anthony Ashton uses a Victorian device called a Harmonograph to tell the story of Harmony If not, go here.
Beautiful drawings show the octave as triangle, the fifth as pentagram; diagrams show the principles of harmonics, overtones, and the monochord.
Awesome little book with fascinating illustrations from the harmonograph. Basically, it’s about this really cool machine called the “harmonograph”. It is pretty heavy on the music theory though.
Alexandre Caldeira rated it really liked it Dec 17, Jan 09, Kirsty Shark added it. Sam Cavallaro rated it it was amazing Nov 23, Eco friendly and educational. Beautiful drawings show the octave as triangle, the fifth as pentagram; diagrams show the principles of harmonics, overtones, and the monochord. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Ronald Lett rated it really liked it May 12, So, a long time ago, someone harmonograpph up two tuning visuxl at right angles to one another some distance apart. Like all of the Wooden Books, it’s brief. During the nineteenth century, a remarkable scientific instrument known as a harmonograph revealed the beautiful patterns found in music.
Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music
Other editions – View all Harmonograph: This was a really cool book. A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music. Want to Read saving…. Pendulums can be made to swing in much longer and slower motions than tuning forks.
Open Preview See a Problem? Tge 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.
Wooden BooksApr 1, – Music – 64 pages. Preview — Harmonograph by Anthony Ashton. Looking at the diagrams of which there’s plenty and realising how these patterns and shapes are created by musical sounds left me amazed. Books by Anthony Ashton.
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Apr 07, Snufkin rated it really liked it. Other books in the series.
No trivia or quizzes yet. By attaching pens and paper to the pendulums, beautiful patterns could be drawn tracing out their travels. With useful appendices and exquisite line drawings this is a unique and original introduction to this timeless subject. Wooden Books 1 – 10 of 67 books. Steven Noha rated it really liked it Dec 23, Account Options Sign in.
It is very short too, so I’m not including it in my reading challenge. Nov 28, Maxwell added it. Other editions – View all Harmonograph: Using mirrors, guire light was shone at one tuning fork, bounced off toward the second, and then finally the light bounced off that on This was a really cool book.