The New-England Psalm-Singer, or American Chorister: Containing a Number of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems, and Canons; In Four and Five Parts, (Never Before Published) (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The New-England Psalm-Singer, or American Chorister: Containing a Number of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems, and Canons; In Four and Five Parts, (Never Before Published)

Agitation °f the Al will befenfible. Lsecondly, thedenfiry ofthe Air 3 for the'more denfe the Air' is, the louder will the Sound be from the fame Gaufe and, as the Loudnefs of the Sound depends upon the Magnitude of the Force im pre?ed 'upon the Ab by the tremulous bodys it follows, that the more denfe the Air is, the greater will be the Force impreii'ed upon the Air, by a tremulous E°dy agitated With the fame Degree of Violence, and confequently the Sound will be heard at a greater Duh Thirdly, coni'piring Winds for as'theparticles of Air contiguous to the (onerous body» receive a certain (meantity of Motion at each Vibration of the Body, they communicatemotipn to thofi: next them. They to others, and f° on lucmfly 5 bl; as the circular Waves continually increafe in theirsurface as: they depart from the Center, they mull conleq'uently communicate Motion to larger Portions of Air, {0 that the Force not the Velo 6 °f an Mm mm mam? Deemfe' ti finally it will be fo far 1011, as 1161 to be to the Ear; this takes placein aperfeét Calm But when a current of Air confpires with this undulatory Motion, it meets with lefs Re-z filiance, and confequently will have the fame Force, and be audible at a greater Difiance. There are numerous Erpe riments by which it has been found, that Sound is dible, Sixty or Eighty Miles And in the Fight between England and Holland A. D. 1662, the Report of the Cann 'n was heard at the Di?ahce of 200 Miles.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - William Billings

Hardback

Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9780365222385

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.1 cm

Page Count - 151

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