Minute Physics: Why it’s Impossible to Tune a Piano


Engaging four-minute video essay about the physics of sound. Description includes links to more videos and Wikipedia entries for a variety of Western tuning systems.

  • keywords: music theory; notation; multimedia; sound studies; science of sound; technology; material culture; instruments; early music; Western music
  • Listing ID: 1962
  • Resource Type: Video/Film
  • Geographic Area: Europe
  • Audience: general
  • Century: multiple centuries

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