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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', recommends full publication in the Proceedings. The paper is supplementary to an earlier one by the same author published in the Proceedings for 1875, where the current paper should also appear. The paper is more scientific than practical in nature. Considers it important 'to give publicity to really scientific investigations' on matters of non-Western music. The abstract already published in the Proceedings is 'insufficient to give a proper conception of the nature of the investigation'.

Subject: Mathematics, Music

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1877]

Reference number
RR/8/3
Earliest possible date
09 April 1877
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Alexander John Ellis

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Alexander John Ellis, Referee's report by Alexander John Ellis, on a paper 'On the Hindoo [Hindu] division of the octave, with some additions to the theory of the higher orders' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet, 09 April 1877, RR/8/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_3/referees-report-by-alexander-john-ellis-on-a-paper-on-the-hindoo-hindu-division-of-the-octave-with-some-additions-to-the-theory-of-the-higher-orders-by-robert-holford-macdowall-bosanquet, accessed on 23 April 2024

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