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Extract, 'A dissertation concerning the causes of the power and effects of musick' by Robt [Robert] Hooke

Reference number: CLP/2/32

Date: 1727

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Extract of a paper by Hooke regarding the psychological effects of music, caused by harmony, sound mutation, tempo, and other musical features. The full manuscript of this paper is found at CLP/2/31.

Subject: Psychology

Read to the Royal Society on 14 December 1727.

Reference number
CLP/2/32
Earliest possible date
1727
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Robert Hooke

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Robert Hooke, Extract, 'A dissertation concerning the causes of the power and effects of musick' by Robt [Robert] Hooke, 1727, CLP/2/32, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_2_32/extract-a-dissertation-concerning-the-causes-of-the-power-and-effects-of-musick-by-robt-robert-hooke, accessed on 03 March 2024

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