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Harmony in Ptolemy"s harmonics

Jon Solomon

Harmony in Ptolemy"s harmonics

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Published by University of New England-Armidale in Armidale, N.S.W .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ptolemy, 2nd cent.,
  • Harmony of the spheres.,
  • Music theory -- History -- To 500.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jon Solomon.
    SeriesGordon Athol Anderson memorial lecture ;, 8th.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML169 .S67 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1315187M
    ISBN 100858349159
    LC Control Number92187597


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Sight and hearing themselves generated two kinds of knowledge. Sight generated astronomy, since the heavenly bodies could be apprehended only Porphyry's Commentary, the only surviving ancient commentary on a technical text, is not merely a study of Ptolemy's Harmonics.

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This volume offers a comprehensive English translation and commentary of Ptolemy's "://. Harmony of the Spheres: Geometry and function. Dr Jay Kennedy, an historian and philosopher of science at the University of Manchester, found Plato used a regular pattern of symbols to give his writing a "musical" his five year study, Dr Kennedy found Plato, who died around BC, used the symbols inherited from the ancient followers of Get this from a library.

Scientific method in Ptolemy's Harmonics. [Andrew Barker] -- "The science called 'harmonics' was one of the major intellectual enterprises of Greek antiquity. Ptolemy's treatise seeks to invest it with new scientific rigour; its consistently sophisticated TY - BOOK.

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There, he explains how the eye emits a visual flux in the form of a cone, which is resolvable into a collection of rays traveling in straight lines. As in the case of the Harmonics   Harmony Explained: Progress Towards A Scientific Theory of Music The Major Scale, The Standard Chord Dictionary, and The Difference of Feeling Between The Major and Minor Triads Explained from the First Principles of Physics and Computation; The Theory of Helmholtz Shown To Be Incomplete and The Theory of Terhardt and Some Others Considered Ptolemys comprehensive treatises on astronomy and geography were influential for nearly two millennia.

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The final section of the work relates his discovery of the so-called "third law of planetary motion". Musica Universalis. or Music of the Spheres is an ancient philosophical concept that regards proportions in the movements of celestial bodies - the sun, moon, and planets - as a form of musica - the medieval Latin name for music.

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The great popularity that the Tetrabiblos did possess might be attributed to its nature as an exposition of the art of astrology, and as a compendium of astrological lore, rather than as a manual.

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