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INDEX.
305
Page Limits of pitch of musical instru­ments................................. 41
Laws of stretched strings ............... 87
Length of sound waves .................. 39
—-of waves ...........................9,18,21
Limits of musical pitch .................. 40
Longitudinal vibrations of rods ...... 118
Lowest tones ................................. 40
Major Third ................................. 46
-----Tone....................................... 47
Malleus.......................................... 24
Marloye's Harp.............................. 120
Mayer's graphic method of counting
vibrations........................... 35
McLeod and Clarke's Cycloscope...... 37
Mean-tone Temperament ............... 234
Meatus of the Ear........................... 23
Membranes.................................... 126
Membranous Labyrinth.................. 25
Minor Tone.................................... 47
Modiolus ....................................... 26
Monochord .................................... 34
Musical and unmusical sounds......... 2
-----box ....................................... 121
-----Tones, Compound..................... 69
Nodes in open pipes....................... 102
-----in stopped ,, ..................106, &c.
-----in stretched strings ...............91, 96
-----------------, To show .................. 92
Oboe ............................................. 113
Octave .......................................... 44
Organ pipes................................... 99
Otoliths.......................................... 26
Overtones....................................... 71
-----from open pipes ..................... 105
-----from stopped ,, .....................109
-----fromreeas .............................. Ill
Partial Tones ..............................71, 84
-----------, Difficulty in perceiving ... 74
-----------from open pipes .........102, &c.
-----------from stopped ,, ............ 109
-----------from reeds........................ Ill
-----------, Instruments producing ... 73
-----------, Relative intensities of...... 73
-----------, Table of........................... 72
Particle vibration ........................15, 18
Pendular vibrations........................ 80
Perilymph....................................... 25
Periodic motion.............................. 2
Phase........................ ................82, 136
Pianoforte, Quality of tone on......... 95
-----, Effect of pressing down pedals.. 95
Pipes......................................... 98
-----, Length and pitch of ............... 100
Pitch ............................................ 29
-----of strings affected by heat ...... 90
-----, Standards of ........................ 42
Plates, Vibrations of........................ 124
Pythagoras, Comma of .................. 239
Quality .......................................29, 74
-----depends upon partials......... 74
-----of tone affected by material of
string................................. 94
-----------------point of excitement... 94
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Rah or r....................................50,229
Rarefaction.................................... 18
Reed, Aeroplastic........................... 99
-----instruments ........................... 110
-----pipes....................................... 112
Reeds, Overtones from..................... Ill
Reflection of sound waves............... 54
Reissner, Membrane of .................. 26
Resonance....................................... 57
-----of air columns in open tubes ... 60
------------------closed tubes............... 61
-----of strings .............................. 59
-----of tuning-forks........................ 58
-----boxes .................................... 64
Resonators....................................63, 65
Resonator, Adjustable..................... 66
-----, The ear a .............................. 67
Resultant tones.............................. 128
Rods, Vibrations of ........................ 118
Sacculus ....................................... 25
Savart's toothed wheel ..................6, 31
Scala Media.................................... 26
-----Vestibuli................................. 26
Scale, Vibration numbers of tones of 46
Scheibler's tonometer ..................... 151
Semicircular canals ........................ 25
Semitone, Chromatic ..................... 49
-----, Diatonic................................. 48
-----, Equal.................................... 247
Sesquialtera.................................... 109
Simple tone ................................71,83
----- tones produced by pendular
vibrations........................... 81
------------, Instruments producing ... 73
Singing flame................................. 4
Smaller step.................................... 47
Sonometer .................................... 34
Sorge............................................. 129
Sound-board ................................. 86
-----wave...................................... 18
-----waves, To ascertain the length
of....................................... 39
Speaking tube................................ 55
Standards of pitch.......................... 42
Stapedius....................................... 24
Stapes...................................... 24
String, Excited by tuning-fork......... 92
-----.Pitch affected by heat ............ 90
Strings, Laws of vibrations of......... 87
Stringed instruments ..................... 86
Summation tones........................129,134
Sympathy of tones ........................ 57
Syren, Cagniard de Latour's............ 31
-----, Helmholtz's........................... 34
-----.Wheel................................... 29
Tartini .......................................... 129
Temperament ..........................232,246
-----.Equal .................................... 238
-----, Mean-tone.............................. 234
Temperature, Length of sound wave
affected by ....................... 40
-----, Effect of, on pipes.................. IOC
-----------, on reeds........................ HI
-----------, on strings ...................... 90
-----------, on tuning-forks............... 123
-----------, on velocity of sound......20, 100
Tensor tympani............................. 24
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