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Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music - Ashton, Anthony
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Why did Pythagoras pause outside a Blacksmith's workshop? Can the nature of Harmony really be understood visually? Why do harmonies leave gaps or 'commas' when added together? In this charming little book Anthony Ashton uses a Victorian device called a Harmonograph to tell the story of Harmony and the intervals in the scale. With useful appendices and exquisite line drawings this is a unique and original introduction to this magical subject. WOODEN BOOKS are small but packed with information. "Fascinating" FINANCIAL TIMES. ...

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Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music 2005, Wooden Books, Powys

ISBN-13: 9781904263364

Paperback

Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music 2003, Bloomsbury USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780802714091

Hardcover