This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2020-2021 !
- Description of acoustical constraints related to the instrument;
- History of scales and temperaments of antiquity to the present;
- History of tune;
- Classification of musical instruments according to their morphology.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
Understanding the basics of musical acoustics, training ranges and temperaments, changes the pitch and the classification of musical instruments.
The second part is dedicated to the construction of scales (pythagorean, natural) and temperaments (meantone, irregular, equal).
The third part describes the historical evolution of pitch standards.
The last part presents the classification of musical instruments.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Lecture course illustrated through Powerpoint presentations and exercices.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Written assignment and open-book exam.