Course details: PY231


An introduction to musical acoustics, which covers vibrations and waves in musical systems, intervals and the construction of musical scales, tuning and temperament, the percussion instruments, the piano, the string, woodwind and brass instruments, room acoustics, and the human ear and psychoacoustical phenomena important to musical performance. Some aspects of electronic music are also discussed. Carries natural science divisional credit (with lab) in CAS.

SPRG 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Roberts PRB 148 T 9:00 am-10:45 am
A1 Roberts PRB 148 R 9:00 am-10:45 am

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