How Music Works: A Physical Culture Theory (Paperback)

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Some Fundamentals of Musical Acoustics.- Some Fundamentals of Music Psychology.- Some Fundamentals of Comparative Musicology.- Impulses.- Turbulence.- Saxophone.- More wind instruments.- Friction Instruments.- Guitars and Plucked String Instruments.- The Human Voice.- Neurophysiology of Music.- Music and Consciousness.- Reconstructing Impulses - The Ear and the Auditory Pathway.- Timbre.- Rhythm, Musical Form, and Memory.- Music, Meaning, and Emotion.- Physical Culture Theory.

About the Author

Rolf Bader is a professor for Systematic Musicology, which he studied in Hamburg, Germany, together with Physics, Ethnology, and Historical Musicology. After teaching at Stanford University as a Visiting Scholar, he teaches at the Institute of Systematic Musicology at the University of Hamburg since 2007. His main research interests are Physical Modeling of Musical Instruments, Timbre and Rhythm Perception, Musical Signal Processing, Room Acoustics, or Music Ethnology. He also works on Self-organization and Synergetics of Musical Instruments and Music Perception. He is the editor of the Springer Handbook of Systematic Musicology, and wrote monographs like Computational Mechanics of the Classical Guitar or Nonlinearities and Synchronization in Musical Acoustics and Music Psychology, and edited volumes like Sound-Perception-Performance or Computational Phonogram Archiving in the Springer Series Current Research in Systematic Musicology, where he also is an editor-in-chief. He works as an Ethnomusicologist, mainly in Myanmar, Cambodia, China, India, or Sri Lanka. He is also a musician and composer in the fields of free improvised and electronic music, as well as Fusion and Rock, and published several CDs
Product Details
ISBN: 9783030671570
ISBN-10: 3030671577
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: April 8th, 2022
Pages: 287
Language: English