Musical acoustics  

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"De Natura Sonorum was made by modifying all the resonances of the attacks (resonances are electronic, attacks are acoustic). That take millions of hours in the analogic studio. Besides the technical part, De Natura Sonorum is really the masterpiece of electroacoustic music." --Matías Couriel[1]

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Musical acoustics or music acoustics is a branch of acoustics concerned with researching and describing the physics of music – how sounds are employed to make music. Examples of areas of study are the function of musical instruments, the human voice (the physics of speech and singing), computer analysis of melody, and in the clinical use of music in music therapy.

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