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I was cruising www.pdfdrive.com, an ebook download site, the other day, and out of curiosity entered "musical acoustics" as the search term. To my surprise and great delight, up popped, among other things, links to full downloads of "The Physics of Musical Instruments" by Fletcher and Rossing and "Fundamentals of Musical Acoustics" by Benade. These are arguably the two best books on the subject. A third one, with which I am not familiar, is also there, which appears less technical. I'm not sure this is entirely legal, but the site has almost 85,000,000 books and is still in business. Here are links for those interested. These are great resources for the inquiring musician...

https://www.pdfdrive.com/acoustics-of-musical-instruments-e191336601.html
https://www.pdfdrive.com/fundamentals-of-musical-acoustics-second-revised-edition-d194211431.html
https://www.pdfdrive.com/the-physics-of-musical-instruments-d157419886.html
 

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I was cruising www.pdfdrive.com, an ebook download site, the other day, and out of curiosity entered "musical acoustics" as the search term. To my surprise and great delight, up popped, among other things, links to full downloads of "The Physics of Musical Instruments" by Fletcher and Rossing and "Fundamentals of Musical Acoustics" by Benade. These are arguably the two best books on the subject. A third one, with which I am not familiar, is also there, which appears less technical. I'm not sure this is entirely legal, but the site has almost 85,000,000 books and is still in business. Here are links for those interested. These are great resources for the inquiring musician...

https://www.pdfdrive.com/acoustics-of-musical-instruments-e191336601.html
https://www.pdfdrive.com/fundamentals-of-musical-acoustics-second-revised-edition-d194211431.html
https://www.pdfdrive.com/the-physics-of-musical-instruments-d157419886.html
Wow, wonderful resource. Thanks a lot!
 

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Thanks for those links. I perused the one I am not familiar with "The Physics of Musical Instruments" and it appears to be an excellent starting point for anyone interested in learning more about musical acoustics. The book "Horns, Strings, and Harmony" by Arthur Benade is another good introductory source.
 

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The "Acoustics of Musical Instruments" is a mighty volume! I feel like taking some time to digest the sections 8 & 9 on nonliniearities.

Mind you, I saw no discussion of Klangbogen or similar... so, obviously, far from complete!
 
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