Revision of the best selling introduction to acoustion, appropriate for physics of Sound/Musical acoustics for young adults. New editionstresses modern instruments.
A revised and updated textbook (1st ed., 1982) for an introductory course in acoustics for nonscientists--both musicians and nonmusicians. Unlike most elementary acoustics texts, it treats the historical development of instruments, paying particular attention to acoustic developments. Most chapters conclude with a set of problems and a list of resources. A solutions manual is available for instructors. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)