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General Information

Term: Autumn 1999

Meeting Time: Tuesday/Thursday 1:15-2:45 PM in the CCRMA Ballroom at the Knoll

Instructor: Gary Scavone

Course Description: Elementary physics of vibrating systems, waves, and wave motion. Time- and frequency-domain analysis of sound. Room acoustics, reverberation, and tuning systems. Acoustics of musical instruments - voice, strings, winds, and percussion. Emphasis on practical aspects of acoustics in music making. Hands-on and computer-based laboratory exercises.

Pre-requisites: High-school level physics and algebra

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