GENESIS OF A MUSIC by HARRY PARTCH - The manifesto of Partch's stunningly radical compositional practice and instruments. - copy
Parts 2, 3, and 4 explain Partch's theories of scales, intonation, and instrument construction with copious acoustical and mathematical documentation. Anyone with a musically creative attitude, whether or not familiar with traditional music theory, will find this book revelatory.
(Previously used as a textbook in a college class Jack taught)