by Huygens, Christiaan
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|Softcover, ISBN 9070907097
Publisher: Diapason Press, Utrecht, 1986
Contains Christiaan Huygens's most important text on the tuning of keyboards, in it original French version and a later Latin translation. The mentioned titles are also presented in Dutch and English translations. Huygen¿s dealings with tuning and temperaments are detailedly described from the first beginnings in 1661 onwards. In addition, the edition contains an English translation of Huygen¿s Latin text on the monochord of August 1661, which describes meantone tuning as well as...
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