Entertaining survey history of major developments in western science framed by a concurrent history of major developments in western music brings home the ideas that 1 science art are both shaped by and shapers of the cultural zeitgeist and 2 that the creative impulses behind major developments in each arent so different in each area. Science and music both need instruments from this common thread thomas levenson weaves a fascinating tapestry a colorful panorama of scientific and musical development over three millennia . Get this from a library measure for measure a musical history of science thomas levenson two thousand five hundred years ago pythagoras discovered the musical scale and with it the first scientific theory of nature then and for centuries after music and science together made sense . With illustrationsthis is an account of how scientific thinking has developed from the discovery of the musical scale by pythagoras to the use today in research of genetically engineered mice thomas levenson traces the history of science through the creation of both scientific and musical instruments the organ the still scales stradivari . Read for measure a musical history of science online using button below 1 lexile the lexile framework for reading is an educational tool that uses a measure called a lexile to match readers with books articles and other leveled reading resources readers and books are
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