Acoustics and the Performance of Music

Acoustics and the Performance of Music

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This classic reference on musical acoustics and performance practice begins with a brief introduction to the fundamentals of acoustics and the generation of musical sounds. It then discusses the particulars of the sounds made by all the standard instruments in a modern orchestra as well as the human voice, the way in which the sounds made by these instruments are dispersed and how the room into which they are projected affects the sounds.Manual for Acousticians, Audio Engineers, Musicians, Architects and Musical Instrument Makers JA¼rgen Meyer ... classical operas, or also of many modern works of similar structure, however, it also gives a brilliance to large operas which can not be achieved with deep orchestra pits. ... In fact, delays of more than 1/10 s can occur (Reichardt et al., 1972), which naturally makes it easier for the singer to riseanbsp;...

Title:Acoustics and the Performance of Music
Author:Jürgen Meyer
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-10-10


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