Table of contents for Music, experiment and mathematics in England, 1653-1705 / by Benjamin Wardhaugh.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.


Counter
Contents
Acknowledgements	000
Contents	000
Abbreviations	000
Introduction	000
Chapter 1:	From Pythagoras to Kircher	000
Ancient sources	000
Boethius and the Pythagorean scale	000
The Renaissance: the just scale	000
c.1700: the coincidence theory	000
Temperaments: equal and mean tone	000
The early seventeenth century	000
Chapter 2:	Musical pitch: discrete or continuous?	000
Pitch depicted, pitch quantified	000
Measuring musical ratios	000
Equal divisions and Euclid¿s algorithm	000
Ratios of ratios	000
Logarithms	000
Pitch discrete and continuous	000
Chapter 3:	Faculties of hearing	000
The structure of the ear	000
The function of the ear	000
The nature of sound	000
Musical sound, musical hearing	000
Chapter 4:	Harmony in the mechanical world	000
Instruments and experiments	000
The uses of music	000
Francis North	000
William Holder	000
Chapter 5:	Theories and practices	000
John Birchensha	000
John Wallis	000
Thomas Salmon	000
Summary	000
Conclusion	000
What happened next?	000
Music, experiment, and mathematics	000
Select Bibliography	000
Manuscripts	000
Printed primary sources	000
Secondary sources	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Music theory -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Music and science -- England -- History -- 17th century.