Reference numberRR/7/361
TitleReferee's report by William Pole, on a paper 'The theory of the division of the octave, and the practic treatment of the musical systems thus obtained. Revised version of a paper entitled 'On just intonation in music with a description of a new instrument for the easy control systems of tuning other than the equal temperament of 1 divisions in the octave' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet
Date16 January 1875
DescriptionThe revised paper still seems 'very long' and should be shortened. Would rather Mr Ellis' opinion on the paper was taken over his.

Subject: Engineering

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1874].
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1874.0057
Related records in the catalogueRR/7/362
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8271Pole; William (1814 - 1900)1814 - 1900
NA7137Bosanquet; Robert Holford Macdowall (1841 - 1912)1841 - 1912
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