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    sound, contexts of the performance, and interpretation of the performance. When observing musical sound there’s plenty of different factors to notice during the performance. Some important things that someone can pay attention to are pitch, tone, timbre, scale, rhythm, melody, quality, and form. While I was listening to the Band play the pitch of the ensemble was varied. There were times during the performance the pitch was low sounding, this was when you heard the bass instruments. However, when

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    pitch perception

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    peripheral auditory organs are designed specifically for frequency analysis. The cochlear basilar membrane vibrates, at each point along its length, with an optimal resonant frequency. The fact that all humans are quick to appreciate the differences in timbre between instruments illustrates the extreme sensitivity of this organ to complex frequency spectra.

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    Music In Video Games

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    greatly within the life of the industry from 1972 to the present. These progressions can be seen as improvements in quality which includes an increase in the number of output channels, an increase in song length, a great improvement in the quality of timbres, and also a general shift from non- programmatic music to programmatic music which fits a game. If one takes a close look, one can see that all of these improvements are either directly or indirectly resulting from improvements in the technology which

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    What is Sound? Sound is a form of energy that travels from the source to a receiver by means of waves. There are two basic types of waves; longitudinal (compressional) waves where the motion of the air molecules is parallel to the direction of the motion of the wave and transverse waves where the medium, the material through which the waves are moving, vibrates at right angles to the direction the energy moves. Figure 1: Longitudinal and Transverse waves In a wave, the period (T) is

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    to analyze the Musical Sound, Contexts of the Performance, and Interpretation of the Performance. When analyzing musical sound there are many factors to pay attention to during the performance. Important things to listen for are the pitch, scale, timbre, tone quality, rhythm, melody, and form. While listening to the Marching Band the pitch of the performance varied. At some moments during the performance the pitch would sound low and that is when the bass instruments are heard. The pitch sounded

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    I. Did you know that for boys, the flute is the fourth most popular choice, and females’ second most preferred instrument is the drums? Is this, in other’s mindset, a strange, unusual occurrence? Consider when an instrument is played, which gender most people picture playing such an instrument. Now what is the general age group of those who are visualizing a female playing the flute, or a male playing the tuba? In most cases, the gender typing of instruments tends to lean towards the older generation

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    presented with an aural model. With these objectives in mind I am interested in semantic perception and computer analysis cues of vocal timbre and the degree, if any, to which vocal timbre can be imitated between cultures, and how this information can be added to a transcription to aid the singer. For this particular project I focused on the production of Ghanaian vocal timbre by three native Ghanaians, individuals in IVE, and non-IVE members of a Ghanaian children's song. This paper will focus on the data

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    the 19th century and is mainly constructed out of wood and metal. Its unique building elements play the biggest role for shaping its particular timbre, which is noticed quite easily when placed within a group setting. The sho typically consists of 15 reeds and 17 slender bamboo pipes, which are connected to the metal reeds to produce a warm and resonant timbre when played (. This specific instrument is well-known in Japan for making an appearance in gagaku (ancient Japanese imperial court music and

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    Sound It may be commonplace to point out that acoustic reality and perceptual reality are different. In a live performance situation, for example, no matter how still the audience, the environment will be full of sounds extraneous to the music. If a tape recorder were positioned somewhere in the midst of such a situation, and if a segment of the resulting tape were submitted to digital sound analysis, the results would highlight the difference between what one heard during the performance (what

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    Timbre can generate the uniqueness of a composition. The timbre uses oboe, recorder (flute), trumpet, and violin in the concertino and violins, viola, double basses, cello, and harpsichord in the tutti to create uniqueness. The basso continuo, played by the cello and harpsichord in this composition, helps to create a unique timbre. The timbre changes create variety and distinction that allow further enjoyment of the composition

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