News | Published:

Beats in Music *

    Naturevolume 13pages232234 (1876) | Download Citation




    THE second kind of beat differs from the first in that it arises from the imperfection, not of unisons, but of wide-apart consonance", such as the third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and octave.

    Access optionsAccess options

    Rent or Buy article

    Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.


    All prices are NET prices.

    About this article

    Publication history

    Issue Date



    By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

    Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing