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INDEX.
Page
Aeroplastic reed.............................. 99
Air, Elasticity of ........................... 16
-----, Transmission of sound through 8
Amplitude of waves..................9,18, 22
Antinodes....................................96,116
Appun's tonometer ........................ 151
Associated wave.............................. 19
Bars, Vibrations of ........................ 118
Basilar membrane........................... 26
Bassoon.......................................... 113
Beating distance ........................... 155
-----------at various pitches ............ 159
Beats............................................. 145
Bells ............................................. 125
Bosanquet's Harmonium ............... 246
Cagniard de Latour's Syren ............ 31
Cents............................................. 243
Chladni's experiments on plates ...... 124
-----method of ascertaining vibration
numbers ........................... 121
Chords .......................................... 204
Clang............................................. 84
Clarionet ....................................... 112
Cochlea.......................................... 26
Colin Brown's Voice Harmonium...... 246
Combination Tones ........................ 128
Comma.......................................50, 230
-----of Pythagoras ........................ 239
Composition of waves..................... 82
Compound Tones.....................69, 71, 84
Condensation ................................. 18
Corti's rods .................................27, 83
Co-vibration.................................... 57
Cycloscope .................................... 37
Definition of intervals of Simple
Tones................................. 173
-----------Compound Tones............... 177
Diapason Normal........................... 42
Diatonic Semitone........................... 48
Differential Tones........................... 129
Dissonance .................................... 154
----- between Simple Tones from
Differentials........................ 161
Dissonances, Classification of ......... 166
Ear................................................   22
-----, Resonator, a...........................   67
Echoes ..........................................   54
Elasticity of Air..............................   16
Embouchure .................................   99
Endolymph....................................   25
Equal temperament........................  238
Eustachian Tube ...........................   23
Page
Fenestra Ovalis............................ 24
-----Rotunda ................................. 24
Fifth..........................................45, 228
-----, Diminished ........................... 228
Flageolet ....................................... 109
Flue-pipes .................................... 98
Flute............................................. 109
Form of waves ........................9,19, 22
Fourier's theorem........................... 83
French Horn ................................. 114
French standard of pitch ............... 42
Fundamental Tone ........................ 71
Goltz' theory of the function of the
Labyrinth........................... 27
Graphic method of counting vibra­tions ................................. 35
Greater step.................................... 47
Handel's Fork................................. 42
Harmonics .................................... 102
Harmonicon.................................... 122
Hautbois ....................................... 113
Heat, Effect on length of sound­waves................................. 40
-----------Pipes .............................. 100
-----------Pitch of tuning-forks ...... 123
-----------Reeds .............................. Ill
-----------Strings ........................... 90
-----------Velocity of Sound.........20, 100
Helmholtz'g Resonators.................. 65
-----synthetical apparatus for study
of compound tones ............ 79
-----Syren ................................... 34
-----Theory of the ear..................... 27
Herman Smith's Theory of organ
pipes ................................. 99
Highest tones used in music............ 40
Horns............................................. 114
Incus............................................. 24
Intensity ....................................... 29
-----and distance from origin ......... 64
-----of partial tones....................... 73
-----of sound from pipes ............... 101
Interference.................................... 136
Komma ....................................50, 230
-----of Pythagoras ....................... 239
Labyrinth....................................... 25
Lamina spiralis.............................. 26
Larynx.......................................... 114
Lateral vibrations of rods............... 121
Law of Inverse Squares ................. 54