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This extraordinarily comprehensive text, requiring no special background in physics, math or music, discusses the nature of sound waves, musical instruments, musical notation, acoustic materials, elements of sound reproduction systems -- from the telephone to stereo sound systems -- and electronic music. "Very thorough, and full of well-presented facts." -- "Musical Times. "Includes 376 figures.