by. Anthony Ashton. · Rating details · ratings · 8 reviews. During the nineteenth century, a remarkable scientific instrument known as a harmonograph . Buy Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music (Wooden Books Gift Book) Reprint by Anthony Ashton (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s. Among my favorite finds from the day was a little book called Harmonograph: A Visual Introduction to Harmony by Anthony Ashton. The book is.

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If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Sign in to check out Check out as guest. A harmonograph is a simple instrument invented in the mid nineteenth century and that reached some sort of in vogue status before the beginning of the twentieth. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In this charming little book Anthony Ashton uses hwrmonograph Victorian device called a Harmonograph to tell the story of Harmony and the intervals in the scale.

This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping anthomy. You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter. People who viewed this item also viewed. Your email address will not be published. I read it one sitting on a Sunny day. The Golden Section Scott Olsen. There are a number of different types of harmonographs but the simplest model has two pendulums suspended through holes in a table that are swinging at right angles to each other.


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Using the Beatrix Potter formula of text facing picture pages, and old-styles fonts, along with hand-drawn illustrations and 19th century engravings, the books are designed not to date. A lifelong passion for understanding what makes things tick eventually lead to this extraordinary book.

Learn Harmonogfaph – opens in a new window or tab Returns: It uses the same principles except it uses pendulums swinging at different ratios to simulate the movements of the tuning forks.

Learn More – opens harnonograph a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Sam Cavallaro rated it it was amazing Nov 23, There are over 1, Wooden Books now in print worldwide and growing. Richard rated it really liked it Jun 11, Anthony Ashton examines the phenomenon of resonance harmonogeaph Chladni patterns, describes how to build a harmonograph of your own, and provides tables of world tuning systems.

Description Why did Pythagoras pause outside a Blacksmith’s workshop? There are currently no reviews of this product. Preview — Harmonograph by Anthony Barmonograph. Please enter a valid ZIP Code. Ronald Lett rated it really liked it May 12, This inspiring book ashotn appeal to musicians, mathematicians, designers, and artists alike. Harmonograph is an introduction to the evolution of simple harmonic theory, from the discoveries of Pythagoras to diatonic tuning and equal temperament.


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Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Back to home page. Why do harmonies leave gaps or ‘commas’ when added together? Notify me of follow-up comments by email. The Best Books of Image not available Photos not available for this variation. Beautiful drawings show the octave as triangle, the fifth as pentagram; diagrams show the principles of harmonics, overtones, and the monochord.

Chris ashto it liked it Oct 10, By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. Looking at the diagrams of which there’s plenty and realising how these patterns and shapes are created by musical sounds left me amazed. Awesome little book with fascinating illustrations from the harmonograph.

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Summary Customer Reviews Customer Questions During the 19th century, a remarkable scientific instrument known as a harmonograph revealed beautiful patterns found in music. Pendulums can be made to swing in much longer and slower motions than tuning forks.

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