[LAU] OT: book - Musimathics
damon at karuna.eclipse.co.uk
Thu Jan 31 11:00:02 EST 2008
On Thu, 2008-01-31 at 16:17 +0100, hollunder at gmx.at wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Jan 2008 11:16:41 +0100
> Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org> wrote:
> > Hallo,
> > hollunder at gmx.at hat gesagt: // hollunder at gmx.at wrote:
> > > On Mon, 7 Jan 2008 19:24:52 +0100
> > > Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > What's the 'level'? What prerequesits does one need to understand
> > > it?
> > It's for musicians. ;) According to MITpress, it's up to undergraduate
> > level. Also check out http://www.musimathics.com/
> > According to the Table of Contents, the harder stuff is in Vol. II,
> > where filter theory, Fourier transform, Z-transform etc. are about to
> > be introduced. But Vol. I doesn't seem to require much beyond adding,
> > multiplication and some geometry. Though I may be the wrong person to
> > ask: I had math training at university.
> > Ciao
> I asked in a local bookstore today and they would need to import it
> from the states. Cost unknown but probably something like 70 Euro (I
> just asked for the first book), 2 weeks to 2 months of waiting.
> Guess I should look somewhere else..
Try "Music: A Mathematical Offering":
The complete 500 page PDF is free online.
(I just found the link on the amazon.co.uk review of musimathics)
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