By David Pantalony
Rudolph Koenig was once one of many extra prolific and vibrant software makers within the popular nineteenth-century precision device exchange of Paris. starting his occupation as a violin maker, in 1858 the younger Prussian immigrant shifted his abilities in the direction of the becoming box of acoustics. Altered Sensations is a portrait of his vivid atelier, a spot of development, trade and scan. For over 40 years it used to be additionally a well-liked assembly position for scientists, artisans, musicians and lecturers. utilizing archival and assortment study from throughout North American and Europe, David Pantalony has traced the fabric and social affects of this house at the improvement of contemporary acoustics. specifically, he has particular the style within which Koenig converted, prolonged, unfold and challenged Hermann von Helmholtz's Sensations of Tone.
A huge a part of the study on Koenig comes from the particular items of his workshop which continue to exist in museums and collections worldwide. the second one component of Altered Sensations offers a listing Raisonné of Koenig’s complete line of tools, together with their heritage, information from particular examples, destinations, and references within the literature. This catalogue will function a pragmatic advisor for curators and researchers in addition to a entire evaluate of nineteenth-century acoustical perform.
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