Oct 05, 2022
Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science
Posted by Thomas Levenson

[PDF] Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science | by ☆ Thomas Levenson, Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science, Thomas Levenson, Measure for Measure A Musical History of Science An account of how scientific thinking developed from its Pythagorean origins to the present day The story unfolds through the tales of both scientific instruments and musical ones the organ the microscope the still scales violins and cellos computers and electronic synthesisers Yet the tools that have enabled us to scrutinize nature have also [PDF] Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science | by ☆ Thomas Levenson - Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science, Measure for Measure A Musical History of Science An account of how scientific thinking developed from its Pythagorean origins to the present day The story unfolds through the tales of both scientific instruments and musical ones the organ the micro

  • Title: Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science
  • Author: Thomas Levenson
  • ISBN: 9780671787301
  • Page: 277
  • Format: Hardcover
[PDF] Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science | by ☆ Thomas Levenson, Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science, Thomas Levenson, Measure for Measure A Musical History of Science An account of how scientific thinking developed from its Pythagorean origins to the present day The story unfolds through the tales of both scientific instruments and musical ones the organ the microscope the still scales violins and cellos computers and electronic synthesisers Yet the tools that have enabled us to scrutinize nature have also

[PDF] Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science | by ☆ Thomas Levenson - Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science, Measure for Measure A Musical History of Science An account of how scientific thinking developed from its Pythagorean origins to the present day The story unfolds through the tales of both scientific instruments and musical ones the organ the micro

J.M. Hushour

Unfortunately, this is one of those books that sounds like a great idea, but ultimately falls flat What could be awesome than a history of science as told through the evolution of music Well, that d be swell if that was actually what was accomplished here Instead, what you get is mostly science, whose sections are largely rehashes of history of science stuff that you could read in any general work on the subject and some sporadic and awkwardly situated bits on music that actually fare well in w [...]


Mattie

Entertaining survey history of major developments in Western science framed by a concurrent history of major developments in Western music Brings home the ideas that 1 science art are both shaped by and shapers of the cultural zeitgeist and 2 that the creative impulses behind major developments in each aren t so different in each area Not earth shattering conclusions, but nice to be reminded of given the prevailing disjunction assumed between art science nowadays Levenson is occasionally ramble [...]


Jacob Mortensen

Levenson provides an interesting perspective on how the development of scientific thought and musical thought have paralleled and revealed the nature of each other Science and music both began by seeking to explain why , hoping to explain the purpose of all things that God had created Levenson then claims that they moved towards what , trying to measure everything as precisely as possible with the belief that they would be able to perfectly understand how the universe worked even if they couldn [...]


Tom

The author did not adequately tie the histories of science and music to each other, and only scratched the surface of either You d be better served to find separate books that deal with each topic individually instead of slogging through this one.


Scott

Great book for anyone with an interest in music.


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