Reference numberRR/8/3
TitleReferee's report by Alexander John Ellis, on a paper 'On the Hindoo [Hindu] division of the octave, with some additions to the theory of the higher orders' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet
Date9 April 1877
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', recommends full publication in the Proceedings. The paper is supplementary to an earlier one by the same author published in the Proceedings for 1875, where the current paper should also appear. The paper is more scientific than practical in nature. Considers it important 'to give publicity to really scientific investigations' on matters of non-Western music. The abstract already published in the Proceedings is 'insufficient to give a proper conception of the nature of the investigation'.

Subject: Mathematics, Music

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1877]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1876.0079 Vol.25 1877
Related records in the catalogueRR/8/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6159Ellis; Alexander John (1814 - 1890); mathematician1814 - 1890
NA7137Bosanquet; Robert Holford Macdowall (1841 - 1912)1841 - 1912
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