Archimedes’ apocryphal eureka moment. From Historical and Critical Information about the Life, Inventions and Writings of Archimedes of Syracuse by Count Giammaria Mazzuchelli, published in Brescia, Italy, 1737.
Note, 1/17/18: I’ve received word my article on sonic aesthetics has moved into the formatting stage and will be forthcoming soon. The article is a webtext that includes audio samples of the timbres in question. For the sake of prudence, I’ve removed the teaser originally linked here. Announcement of publication and official link should be available shortly.