Reference numberCLP/2/31
TitlePaper, ‘A curious dissertation concerning the causes of the power and effects of musick’ by Robt [Robert] Hooke
DescriptionHooke writes of the psychological effects of music, caused by harmony, sound mutation, tempo, and other musical features. This paper is extracted at CLP/2/32.

Subject: Psychology

Communicated by William Derham. Followed by a short note from Derham addressed to Dr [James] Jurin dated at Upminster near Rumford in Essex on 24 January 1726, in which Derham explains that he had recently found this paper by Hooke.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/2/32
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6239Derham; William (1657 - 1735); naturalist1657 - 1735
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
NA5031Jurin; James (1684 - 1750); physician1684 - 1750
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