Musical Acoustics

Musical acoustics or music acoustics is the branch of acoustics concerned with researching and describing the physics of music – how sounds employed as music work. Examples of areas of study are the function of musical instruments, the human voice (the physics of speech and singing), computer analysis of melody, and in the clinical use of music in music therapy.

Read more about Musical AcousticsMethods and Fields of Study, Physical Aspects, Subjective Aspects, Pitch Ranges of Musical Instruments, Harmonics, Partials, and Overtones, Harmonics and Non-linearities, Harmony, Scales

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