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Tuning, timbre, spectrum, scale

by William A. Sethares

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Published by Springer in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sound.,
  • Tuning.,
  • Tone color (Music),
  • Musical intervals and scales.,
  • Psychoacoustics.,
  • Music -- Acoustics and physics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam A. Sethares.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC225.7 .S48 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 345 p. :
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL671630M
    ISBN 10354076173X
    LC Control Number97017623

    In music, timbre (or) also known as tone color or tone quality from psychoacoustics, is the quality of a musical note, sound, or tone that distinguishes different types of sound production, such as voices and musical instruments, string instruments, wind instruments, and percussion physical characteristics of sound that determine the perception of timbre include spectrum and. I highly recommend Bill Sethares’ webpage and book Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale, Springer, 2nd edition, It’s a bit off the wall, but lots of fun to read. It’s a bit off the wall, but lots of fun to read.

    Inharmonic timbres and related tuning systems that can sound consonant with them can be easily created digitally. I suggest a great book by William A. Sethares called “Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale” on this matter. You can also find a few articles I wrote on the subject on my blog under “Tuning Theory” category (excuse me for the plug!). ˈtæm(brə)/,[1] from Fr. timbre tɛ̃bʁ) is the quality of a musical note or sound or tone that distinguishes different types of sound production, such as voices or musical instruments. The physical characteristics of sound that mediate the perception of timbre include spectrum and envelope. Timbre is also known in psychoacoustics as tone File Size: 1MB.

    Actually, William Sethares gave a few neat examples of 17 equally tempered scale in his book Tuning Timbre Spectrum Scale. Here is one of those examples. While it is a little bit strange, it really is, in my opinion, much less alien then I would have believed. I really like that song. Additional to the answer from topo morto I'd like to mention the book “Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale” from W. Sethares [1]. Beside others, it describes the construction of scales and tone systems for timbres with inharmonic spectra.


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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Table2. Each note consists of three partials. If /5. Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale focuses on perceptions ofconsonance and dissonance, and how these are dependent on timbre.

This alsorelates to musical scale: certain timbres sound more consonant in some scalesthan others. Tuning Timbre Spectrum Scale is published by Springer-Verlag, and is available in fine college and technical bookstores everywhere.

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If not, tell your librarian. Table2. Each note consists of three partials. If the sequence is played ascending, then the?rst virtual pitch tends to be perceived, whereas if played descending, the second, lower virtual pitch tends to be heard. Only one virtual pitch is audible at a time.

This can be heard in sound examples [S: 6] and [S: 7]. Note First Second Third Virtual Pitch Virtual Pitch partial partial partial. Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale. Authors (view affiliations) William A. Sethares; Book. 36 From Tuning to Spectrum. William A. Sethares. Pages Timbre Mappings.

Pages Back Matter. Pages PDF. About this book. Keywords. Sensor acoustics design electronic music engineer mathematics musical scales perception.

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This Due to COVID, orders may be : Springer London. About the author () William A. Sethares is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale, 2e Written for audio professionals and engineers interested in sound manipulation, this text shows how to measure consonance and dissonance. The book then explores their application in music theory, synthesizer design, musical scales and.

William A. Sethares is the author of Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale ( avg rating, 25 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Rhythm and Transforms ( /5. Tuning Timbre Spectrum Scale focuses on perceptions of consonance and dissonance, which are defined in the Harvard Dictionary of Music: "Consonance is used to describe the agreeable effect produced by certain intervals as against the disagreeable effect produced others.

Tuning,Timbre,Spectrum, Scale begins by explainingtherelevant terms from the psychoacoustic literature. For instance, the perception of “timbre” is closely related. by William A. Sethares This is the full text of the article (more or less) as it first appeared in Experimental Musical Instruments.

It was the catalyst for much of the work that resulted in Tuning Timbre Spectrum Scale, and it contains links to computer programs that will make it. Get this from a library. Tuning, timbre, spectrum, scale. [William A Sethares]. Buy Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale by William A.

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The book will also be of interest to engineers and others interested in the design of audio devices such as musical synthesizers, special effects devices, and Pages: In his book Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale, Sethares developed these ideas further, using them to expose the intimate relationship between the tunings and timbres of Indonesian and Thai indigenous music, and to explore other novel combinations of related tunings and timbres.

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