On the Sensations of Tone

Hermann Helmholtz


  1. Title Page๐Ÿ†“
  2. Introduction to the Electronic Version๐Ÿ†“
  3. Translator's Notice๐Ÿ†“
  4. Author's Preface๐Ÿ†“
  5. Introduction๐Ÿ†“

  6. Part I. (pp. 7-151.)

    On The Composition Of Vibrations.

    Upper Partial Tones, and Qualities of Tone.

  7. CHAPTER I. On the Sensation of Sound in Generalpp. 8-25.๐Ÿ†“
  8. CHAPTER II. On the Composition of Vibrationspp. 25-36.๐Ÿ”’
  9. CHAPTER III. Analysis of Musical Tones by Sympathetic Resonancepp. 36-49.๐Ÿ”’
  10. CHAPTER IV. On the Analysis of Musical Tones by the Earpp. 49-65.๐Ÿ”’
  11. CHAPTER V. On the Differences in the Quality of Musical Tonespp. 65-119.๐Ÿ”’
  12. CHAPTER VI. On the Apprehension of Qualities of Tonepp. 119-151.๐Ÿ”’

  13. Part II. (pp. 152-233.)

    On The Interruptions Of Harmony.

    Combinational Tones and Beats, Consonance and Dissonance.

  14. CHAPTER VII. Combinational Tonespp. 152-159.๐Ÿ”’
  15. CHAPTER VIII. On the Beats of Simple Tonespp. 159-173.๐Ÿ”’
  16. CHAPTER IX. Deep and Deepest Tonespp. 174-179.๐Ÿ”’
  17. CHAPTER X. Beats of the Upper Partial Tonespp. 179-197.๐Ÿ”’
  18. CHAPTER XI. Beats due to Combinational Tonespp. 197-211.๐Ÿ”’
  19. CHAPTER XII. Chordspp. 211-233.๐Ÿ†“

  20. Part III. (pp. 234-371.)

    The Relationship Of Musical Tones.

    Scales and Tonality.

  21. CHAPTER XIII. General View of the Different Principles of Musical Style in the Development of Musicpp. 234-249.๐Ÿ”’
  22. CHAPTER XIV. The Tonality of Homophonic Musicpp. 250-290.๐Ÿ”’
  23. CHAPTER XV. The Consonant Chords of the Tonal Modespp. 290-309.๐Ÿ”’
  24. CHAPTER XVI. The System of Keyspp. 310-330.๐Ÿ”’
  25. CHAPTER XVII. Of Discordspp. 330-350.๐Ÿ”’
  26. CHAPTER XVIII. Laws of Progression of Partspp. 350-362.๐Ÿ”’
  27. CHAPTER XIX. Esthetical Relationspp. 362-371.๐Ÿ”’
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