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PHY 220 - The Physics of Music

Credits: 3
An introduction to the physical principles underlying music. Study of resonance, the overtone series, and timbre for both acoustic and electronic instruments, as well as psychoacoustics, pitch, and Western and non-Western musical scales. Familiarity with pre-college trigonometry and algebra is presumed. Partially satisfies University Studies II:Approaches and Perspectives/Scientific Approaches to the Natural World.

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