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Dissonance and Piano Tuning

Lecture no. 6 from the course: How Music and Mathematics Relate

Dissonance and Piano Tuning

Taught by Professor David Kung | 49 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

Dissonance is a discordant sound produced by two or more notes sounding displeasing or rough. The “roughness” is quantifiable as a series of beats—a “wawawa” noise caused by interfering sound waves. Learn how to predict this phenomenon using basic trigonometry. Consider several examples, then discover how to use beats to tune a piano. End with a mathematical coda, proving the beat equation using basic algebra and trigonometry.

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October 8, 2018
its not helpul and very confusing. if you haven't taken all your higher maths like trig, calculus etc.. then you will be compleatly lost in all the lectures. only put five star so it would be seen.

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April 26, 2018

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January 24, 2018

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