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Name: Acoustics for Music Theory
ID: m13246
Language: English (en)
Summary: For adults, a short review of the physics underlying music theory.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: acoustics, frequency, music, pitch, sound
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Maintainers: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.13 (history)
First publication date: Aug 5, 2005 1:38 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Mar 27, 2013 1:26 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.13 Mar 27, 2013 1:26 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
removed broken link

Version: 1.12 Jan 18, 2013 7:02 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
updated links

Version: 1.11 Oct 1, 2011 3:10 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
link to blog

Version: 1.10 Mar 11, 2011 10:37 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
removed from survey

Version: 1.9 Apr 12, 2010 10:27 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
linked to survey

Version: 1.8 Jan 4, 2010 2:10 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added Google analytics code

Version: 1.7 May 9, 2007 10:23 am -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
changed wavetypes image to look better in PDF

Version: 1.6 Mar 20, 2007 10:36 am -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
added outline eps and svg files

Version: 1.5 Jul 26, 2006 9:16 am -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added and altered some text, altered some links.

Version: 1.4 May 19, 2006 10:53 am -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Changed figure three and added more information on what sound is.

Version: 1.3 Feb 22, 2006 9:45 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Changed noise definition and displacement figure to conform with engineering terms.

Version: 1.2 Jan 19, 2006 8:49 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added svg files

Version: 1.1 Jan 10, 2006 2:17 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
New module

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