Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
The science of musical sounds
Person:
Miller, Dayton Clarence
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/image/lit38536/300/
INDEX 
Tempered scale, invention of, 264 ; 
tuning forks for, 34. 
Theorem, Fourier’s, 92. 
Theory of vowels, 215, 239. 
Thomas, Orchestra, 24. 
Thompson, S. P., harmonic analysis, 
134. 
Tibia organ pipes, 247. 
Tidal analysis, 129, 135. 
Tide predictor, Kelvin’s, 129; of 
United States Coast and Geodetic 
Survey, 129. 
Time signals on record of sound 
waves, 82, 87, 139. 
Time required for harmonic analysis, 
120, 136. 
Toepler, compression waves, 88. 
Tone, 25, 26; and noise, 21; ideal, 
204, 212; pure tone is poor, 213. 
Tone color, 25, 58, 267, 269; see tone 
quality. 
Tone quality, 25, 58, 70, 174, 175; 
law of, 62; independent of phase, 
166, 197; synthetic, 251; of vowels, 
59, 215, 239. 
Tonometer, Koenig’s and Scheibler’s, 
37. 
Torsional wave, 20. 
Touch, piano, 208. 
Translation, of Grand Opera, 261 ; of 
vowels with phonograph, 232. 
Transverse, displacement, 16, 20; vi¬ 
bration, 4; wave motion, 14. 
Tuning fork, adjusting, 30, 34; anal¬ 
ysis of sound of, 171 ; clock-fork, 
28, 38; exciting, 32; for higher limit 
of audibility, 46; invention of, 29; 
for lower limit of audibility, 43; as 
musical instrument, 189; overtones 
of, 138, 187, 188; pitch affected by 
amplitude, 32; quality of tone, 137, 
185, 186; resonance box, 31, 177; 
rust and wear, 33; shapes of, 30; 
synthesizer for vowels, 245; effect 
of temperature on, 31 ; fc>r tuning 
chromatic scale, 35; vibrations of, 3. 
Tuning, instruments, 34, 51, 87, 177, 
185. 
U 
Urquhart and Carse, harmonic anal¬ 
ysis, 134. 
V 
Velocity of sound, 5. 
Vibrating strings, 64. 
Vibration, atmospheric, 2; damped, 
179; forced, 177; free, 177; longi¬ 
tudinal, 3; microscope, 38, 41, 195; 
sympathetic, 178; transverse, 4. 
Violin, 33, 58, 68; analysis of tone, 
100, 171 ; resonance of body, 197 ; 
reversal of bow, 197 ; tone quality 
of, 194, 251. 
Vision, persistence of, 43. 
Voice, analysis of, 171; comparison of 
bass and soprano, 205 ; compared 
with instruments, 257; quality, 58; 
related to vowels, 228, 2o9. 
Vowel curve, analyzed by inspection, 
137 ; periodic curve, 140. 
Vowels, analyses of, 221; artificial, 
244; characteristics of, 215, 225, 230; 
classification of, 225, 230; conti¬ 
nuity of, 230; defined, 217; diagram 
of analysis, 219; list of, 218, 257; 
musical quality of, 59 ; ôô, ëë, 231 ; 
photographing, 219; relation to 
pitch, 221, 258, 260; singing voice 
related to, 259; synthetic, 244; the¬ 
ory of, 215, 239; translation with 
phonograph, 232; from different 
voices, 224; whispered, 235; words 
formed from, 24, 251, 257. 
W 
Wagner, composer, 23, 24, 267. 
Watson, acoustics of auditoriums, 58. 
Waves, of compression, 17 ; longi¬ 
tudinal, 15; photographs of com¬ 
pression, 88; in solids, liquids, and 
gases, 17 ; of sound, 5 ; torsional, 20 ; 
transverse, 14; portrait, 120. 
Wave models, 14, 15, 18, 19, 59, 60, 
61. 
Wave motion, 13. 
Wave siren, 62, 244. 
Wedmore, harmonic analysis, 134. 
Wheatstone, theory of vowels, 215. 
Whispered vowels, 235. 
Whitman, acoustics of auditoriums, 
58. 
Willis, theory of vowels, 215. 
Wires and cords in an auditorium, 58. 
Wood, compression waves, 88. 
Words, formation of, 24, 251, 257; 
synthetic, 253, 255; photographs of, 
238, 254. 
Y 
Yodeling, nature of, 260. 
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