Reprint of the 1878 original. This primer has two objectives: first, to describe, with as little technical complication as possible, the chief outlines of the scientific basis of music; the second, to furnish references for more advanced study. Covers: Wave-motion, Limits and Sources of Sound; Velocity, Reflection, Refraction, Interference, Tonometry, Musical Tone, Harmonics, Consonance, Quality, Concord, Discord, Resultant Tones, Scale and Temperament. Illustrated. 8.5" X 11"