The dialogue starts off with a proof of the advance of the human college of listening to. it's proven that every sound should be represented by way of a curve. An exam of the final houses of sound-curves follows. for instance, why perform a little sounds produce excitement after they achieve our ears and a few soreness? How will we continue the pleasant characteristics within the sound-curve, because it passes on from one level of digital gear to a different? To what quantity is it attainable to avoid disagreeable traits from contaminating the curve? those and different pertinent questions about the transmission and copy of sound-curves are replied in a dialogue of tuning-forks and natural tones. some of the tools of manufacturing sound, and the traits of the sounds produced, are additional mentioned as they relate to vibrations of strings and harmonics, and vibrations of air. concord and discord also are considered.
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