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On the Sensations of Tone (Dover Books On Music: Acoustics)
DescriptionOn the Sensations of Tone is one of the world's greatest scientific classics. It bridges the gap between the natural sciences and music theory and, nearly a century after its first publication, it is still a standard text for the study of physiological acoustics — the scientific basis of musical theory. It is also a treasury of knowledge for musicians and students of music and a major work in the realm of aesthetics, making important contributions to physics, anatomy, and physiology in its estab
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Yes. They are called difference tones, heterodyning tones, interference tones, etc. Go read this: Author: Hemholz; Title: On the Sensations of Tones. This explains what you hear. I read it cover-to-cover when I was an undergrad in the early 80's: [link] ... more