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Description - Mathematics and Music: Composition, Perception, and Performance by James S. Walker

Mathematics and Music: Composition, Perception, and Performance, Second Edition includes many new sections and more consistent expectations of a student's experience. The new edition of this popular text is more accessible for students with limited musical backgrounds and only high school mathematics is required.

The new edition includes more illustrations than the previous one and the added sections deal with the XronoMorph rhythm generator, musical composition, and analyzing personal performance.

The text teaches the basics of reading music, explaining how various patterns in music can be described with mathematics, providing mathematical explanations for musical scales, harmony, and rhythm. The book gives students a deeper appreciation showing how music is informed by both its mathematical and aesthetic structures.

Highlights of the Second Edition:

  • Now updated for more consistent expectations of students' backgrounds
  • More accessible for students with limited musical backgrounds
  • Full-color presentation
  • Includes more thorough coverage of spectrograms for analyzing recorded music
  • Provides a basic introduction to reading music
  • Features new coverage of building and evaluating rhythms

Buy Mathematics and Music: Composition, Perception, and Performance by James S. Walker from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781138584945
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x mm)
Pages: 398
Imprint: CRC Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Sep-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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