1814-1815 Metronome

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Dietrich Nikolaus Winkel, Johann Nepomuk Maelzel horology


Poème symphonique


Poème symphonique makes no statement about the clockwork universe or the universality of entropy. It’s fun to listen to today because of the complex rhythms that a simultaneous multiplicity of different intervals may create.

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