The Resource How music works : the science and psychology of beautiful sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond, John Powell, (electronic resource)

How music works : the science and psychology of beautiful sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond, John Powell, (electronic resource)

Label
How music works : the science and psychology of beautiful sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond
Title
How music works
Title remainder
the science and psychology of beautiful sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond
Statement of responsibility
John Powell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Powell, a scientist and musician, answers questions about harmony, timbre, keys, chords, loudness, musical composition, and many more in this intriguing and original guide to acoustics
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Characteristic
sound
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Powell, John
Dewey number
781
LC call number
ML3805
LC item number
.P69 2010ab
PerformerNote
Read by Walter Dixon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dixon, Walter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Music
Label
How music works : the science and psychology of beautiful sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond, John Powell, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E6D3B8E8-08EF-4069-BFFA-CF5A4C85E30E
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 8:07:11
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
So, what is music, anyway? -- What is perfect pitch and do I have it? -- Notes and noises -- Xylophones and saxophones : same notes but different sounds -- Instrumental break -- How loud is loud? -- Harmony and cacophony -- Weighing up scales -- The self-confident major and the emotional minor -- I got rhythm -- Making music -- Listening to music -- Fiddly details. Naming and identifying intervals ; Using the Decibel system ; Tuning an instrument to the pentatonic scale ; Calculating equal temperament ; The notes of the major keys
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781596597068
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
E6D3B8E8-08EF-4069-BFFA-CF5A4C85E30E
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o707378377
  • (OCoLC)707378377
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 116706 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
How music works : the science and psychology of beautiful sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond, John Powell, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E6D3B8E8-08EF-4069-BFFA-CF5A4C85E30E
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 8:07:11
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
So, what is music, anyway? -- What is perfect pitch and do I have it? -- Notes and noises -- Xylophones and saxophones : same notes but different sounds -- Instrumental break -- How loud is loud? -- Harmony and cacophony -- Weighing up scales -- The self-confident major and the emotional minor -- I got rhythm -- Making music -- Listening to music -- Fiddly details. Naming and identifying intervals ; Using the Decibel system ; Tuning an instrument to the pentatonic scale ; Calculating equal temperament ; The notes of the major keys
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781596597068
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
E6D3B8E8-08EF-4069-BFFA-CF5A4C85E30E
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o707378377
  • (OCoLC)707378377
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 116706 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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