Download pdf quadrivium the four classical liberal arts of. Beautiful drawings show the octave as triangle, the fifth as pentagram. A pendulum is a weight suspended from a pivot so that it can swing freely. In this charming little book anthony ashton uses a victorian device called a harmonograph to tell the story of harmony and the intervals in the scale. Scholastic book of world records 2004 download pdf.
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