Sound and Music: a Non-mathematical Treatise on the Physical Constitution of Musical Sounds and Harmony: Including the Chief Acoustical Discoveries of Professor Helmholtz

Front Cover
Macmillan and Company, 1873 - Music - 219 pages
0 Reviews
Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 42 - Peile (John, MA)— AN INTRODUCTION TO GREEK AND LATIN ETYMOLOGY. By JOHN PEILE, MA, Fellow and Assistant Tutor of Christ's College, Cambridge, formerly Teacher of Sanskrit in the University of Cambridge. New and revised Edition. Crown 8vo. los. 6d. "The book may be accepted as a very valuable, contribution to the science of language.
Page 23 - GEORGE WILSON, MD, FRSE, Regius Professor of Technology in the University of Edinburgh. By his SISTER. New Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s. "An exquisite and touching portrait of a rare and beautiful spirit.
Page 218 - European History, Narrated in a Series of Historical Selections from the best Authorities. Edited and arranged by EM SEWELL and CM YONGE. First Series, crown 8vo. 6s. ; Second Series, 1088-1228, crown 8vo. 6s. Third Edition. " We know of scarcely anything," says the GUARDIAN, of this volume, "which is so likely to raise to a higher level the average standard of English education.
Page 11 - Macmillan (Rev. Hugh). — For other Works by same Author, see THEOLOGICAL and SCIENTIFIC CATALOGUES. HOLIDAYS ON HIGH LANDS ; or, Rambles and Incidents in search of Alpine Plants. Second Edition, revised and enlarged. Globe 8vo.
Page 215 - Zealand sheep-farmer ; and, as each was written while the novelty and excitement of the scenes it describes were fresh upon her, they may succeed in giving here in England an adequate impression of the delight and freedom of an existence so far removed from our own highly-wrought civilization...
Page 21 - By the late GEORGE WILSON, MD, FRSE, Regius Professor of Technology in the University of Edinburgh.
Page 213 - A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade, organised by ISMAIL, Khedive of Egypt.
Page 9 - THE ROMAN AND THE TEUTON. A Series of Lectures delivered before the University of Cambridge.
Page 13 - ... are sparkling, sensational, and dramatic, and the originality of their ideas and the quaintness of their language give them a most captivating piquancy. The illustrations are extremely interesting, and for the curious in such matters have a special and particular value.
Page 3 - Galileo. — THE PRIVATE LIFE OF GALILEO, compiled principally from his Correspondence and that of his eldest daughter, Sister Maria Celeste, Nun in the Franciscan Convent of S. Matthew in Arcetri. With Portrait. Crown 8vo.

Bibliographic information