"From his long and successful experience as a composer and computer-music researcher, Gareth Loy knows what is challenging and what is important. That comprehensiveness makes Musimathics both exciting and enlightening. The book is crystal clear, so that even advanced issues appear simple. Musimathics will be essential for those who want to understand the scientific foundations of music, and for anyone wishing to create or process musical sounds with computers." -- Jean-Claude Risset, Laboratoire de Mécanique et d'Acoustique, CNRS, France
If you know someone even vaguely into music and computers, let 'em know that this book exists.
The first volume of Musicmathics is primarily an intro to the mathematical aspects of music theory, harmonics, scale construction, music perceptions, etc..
Novices have the possibility to learn the math-based laws of music by means of a non-academic language.
I bought this book for someone close to me and they absolutely love it! They talk about it all the time and they keep mentioning how so many things in music makes sense. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Enny
A well written textbook and not too dry. I wish I used it more in the class I bought it for, considering the price.Published 2 months ago by David VanderMeer
I had never heard of this area of study. I got it for my son who is a computer/music guy. He loved it.Published 9 months ago by Dee Dee
As an aerospace engineer who plays guitar, I always wondered EXACTLY what was at the basis of why the instrument worked. Read morePublished 21 months ago by MerchMan
I picked this book up out of personal interest. It's a very good read, but probably too technical for the average person.Published 23 months ago by JPB