Modern Acoustics and Signal Processing

The Science of Brass Instruments

Autoren: Campbell, Murray, Gilbert, Joël, Myers, Arnold

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  • Written by three internationally acknowledged experts in the acoustics and organology of brass instruments who are also experienced brass instrument players
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  • Provides both an accessible introduction to brass instrument science and a review of recent research results and mathematical modeling techniques
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  • Represents the first monograph on the science underlying the design and performance of musical instruments of the brass family
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This book provides an in-depth account of the fascinating but far from simple actions and processes that take place when a brass instrument is played. Written by three leading researchers in brass instrument acoustics who are also experienced brass players, it draws together the many recent advances in our understanding of the subtly interrelated factors shaping the musician's control of the instrument's sound. The reader is introduced to models of sound generation, propagation and radiation. In particular, the current understanding of the behaviour of the player's lips, the modes of vibration of the air column inside the instrument, and the radiation of sound from a brass instrument bell are explained. The functions of the mouthpiece and of mutes are discussed. Spectral enrichment arising from nonlinear propagation of the internal sound wave in loud playing is shown to be an important influence on the timbre of many types of brass instrument. The characteristics of brass instruments in contemporary use (including cornets, trumpets, french horns, trombones and tubas) are identified, and related to those of the great variety of instruments at earlier stages in the evolution of the brass family. This copiously illustrated book concludes with case studies of the recreation of ancient instruments and some of the current applications of electronics and information technology to brass instrument performance. While most of the material presented is accessible by a general readership, the topic of musical instrument modelling is developed at a mathematical level which makes it a useful academic resource for advanced teaching and research.

  • Written by three internationally acknowledged experts in the acoustics and organology of brass instruments who are also experienced brass instrument players.
  • Provides both an accessible introduction to brass instrument science and a review of recent research results and mathematical modeling techniques

  • Represents the first monograph on the science underlying the design and performance of musical instruments of the brass family

Über die Autor*innen

A team of researchers who each have more than 20 years’ experience studying the acoustics and organology of brass instruments and who are all also regular performers on brass instruments.

Dieses Buch kaufen

eBook 89,99 €
Preis für Deutschland (Brutto)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-55686-0
  • Versehen mit digitalem Wasserzeichen, DRM-frei
  • Erhältliche Formate: EPUB, PDF
  • eBooks sind auf allen Endgeräten nutzbar
  • Sofortiger eBook Download nach Kauf
Hardcover 117,69 €
Preis für Deutschland (Brutto)
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Bibliografische Information

Bibliographic Information
Buchtitel
The Science of Brass Instruments
Autoren
Titel der Buchreihe
Modern Acoustics and Signal Processing
Copyright
2021
Verlag
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Inhaber
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-55686-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-55686-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-55684-6
Buchreihen ISSN
2364-4915
Auflage
1
Seitenzahl
XVI, 443
Anzahl der Bilder
186 schwarz-weiß Abbildungen
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