In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, David Dalton <email@example.com> wrote: >Could you recommend good book(s) on the mathematics of music? >Such could be a book on music theory with a lot of mathematics. > >I am very advanced mathematically and know a good bit about >acoustical physics and related mathematics but not much yet >about music theory including the frequencies of various notes, >the mathematical definition of musical keys and of harmonization >and more. But again I am mathematically advanced and >also have a good ear I think now, and may try to learn an >instrument soon. >
*Self-Similar Melodies* by Tom Johnson got a short but positive review in Scientific American. I can't personally vouch one way or another, as it is still on my "get around to buying or borrowing" list.
February 28 1997: Last day libraries could order catalogue cards from the Library of Congress.