The Catgut Acoustical Society Library

File #:H2620

Name:Hardin, Burton E


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General Information:

Included here is a graduate thesis at the University of Oklahoma for a Doctor of Music degree entitled

"A Comparison of Two Methods of Arriving at the Most Suitable Thicknesses of Violin Plates," the

direct measurement method and the electronic tuning method (P79-). No definite conclusions are

arrived at based on player-listener tests of four violins tuned by each method and made by the author.

Much of the violin literature is reviewed and suggestions for further experimentation given.

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Correspondence: with CMH 1968.

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Technical: Thesis, Dr of Music Ed - University of Oklahoma, 1968 - A Comparison of two methods of

arriving at the most suitable thicknesses of violin plates.

Key Words:Violin plate tuning.

Last modified: 27 June 1998