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" Through the two floors passed a tin tube 2 \ inches in diameter, with a wooden rod inside of it, the end of which projected into the lecture-room. The rod was clasped by India-rubber bands which completely closed the tube. The lower end of the rod rested... "
Elements of Sound: Light, and Heat - Page 29
by William James Rolfe - 1868 - 301 pages
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Sound: A Course of Eight Lectures Delivered at the Royal Institution of ...

John Tyndall - Sound - 1867 - 335 pages
...sound. I place this violin upon the end of the rod; the violin becomes instantly musical, not however with the vibrations of its own strings, but with those of the piano. I remove the violin, the sound ceases ; I put in its place a guitar, and the music revives. For the...
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Sound: A Course of Eight Lectures Delivered at The Royal Institution of ...

John Tyndall - Sound - 1867 - 335 pages
...sound. I place this violin upon the end of the rod; the violin becomes instantly musical, not however with the vibrations of its own strings, but with those of the piano. I remove the violin, the sound ceases ; I put in its place a guitar, and the music revives. For the...
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Natural Philosophy for High Schools and Academies

William James Rolfe, Joseph Anthony Gillet - Physics - 1868 - 413 pages
...upon the water in the tube, it can be heard as distinctly as when it is placed upon the sounding-box. In both cases the box is the real sounding body, and...every note of the piano was reproduced as before. An ordinary music-box may be used instead of the piano in this experiment. Musical sounds, then, like...
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The Intellectual Observer, Volume 12

Science - 1868
...sound. I place this violin upon the end of the rod; the violin becomes instantly musical, not however, with the vibrations of its own strings, but with those of the piano. I remove the violin, the sound ceases. I put in its place a guitar, and the music revives." A harp...
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Handbook of natural philosophy

William James Rolfe - Physics - 1869 - 328 pages
...lecture-room, separated from the latter by two floors. Through the two floors passed a tin tube 24 inches in diameter, with a wooden rod inside of it,...every note of the piano was reproduced as before. An ordinary music-box may be used instead of the piano in this experiment. t The vibrations maybe communicated...
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Handbook of Natural Philosophy: For School and Home Use

William James Rolfe, Joseph Anthony Gillet - Physics - 1869 - 328 pages
...India-rubber bands which completely closed the tube. The lower end of the rod rested upon the sound1ng-board of the piano. The piano was played, and no sound was...every note of the piano was reproduced as before. An ordinary music-box may be used instead of the piano in this experiment. t The vibrations maybe communicated...
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Natural Philosophy: For High Schools and Academies

William James Rolfe, Joseph Anthony Gillet - Physics - 1871 - 516 pages
...India-rubber bands which completely closed the tube. The lower end of the rod rested upon the sounding-boiard of the piano. The piano was played, and no sound was...every note of the piano was reproduced as before. An ordinary music-box may be used instead of the piano in this experiment. Musical sounds, then, like...
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Natural Philosophy ...

William James Rolfe - Physics - 1874 - 405 pages
...through the water in the tube. In a similar way it has been found that musical sounds are ransmitted through all liquids. 32. Transmission of Musical Sounds...every note of the piano was reproduced as before. An ordinary music-box may be used instead of the piano in this experiment. Musical sounds, then, like...
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The Physiology of Man: Special senses. generation

Austin Flint - Physiology - 1874
...sound. I place this violin upon the end of the rod ; the violin becomes instantly musical, not how. ever with the vibrations of its own strings, but with those of the piano. I remove the violin, the sound ceases ; I put in its place a guitar, and the music revives. For the...
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Sound, 8 lectures

John Tyndall - 1875
...violin is placed upon the end of the rod, the instrument becomes instantly musical, not, however,with the vibrations of its own strings, but with those of the piano. When the violin is removed, the sound ceases; putting in its place a guitar, the music revives. For...
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