Hence we must put down the quality or timbre as depending on the form.
The quality or timbre of sound, i.e.
The Scottish timbre is rarely wanting, even in places where scholastic or classical custom might have claimed, as in other literatures, an exclusive privilege.
The substance which determines the form of a column of air is demonstrabl y indifferent for the timbre or quality of tone so long as the sides of the tubes are equally elastic and rigid.
Timbre itself is, as Helmholtz shows, a kind of harmony felt but not heard.
The only illogical point in his system is that the beauty of his dreamlike chords depends not only on his artful choice of a timbre that minimizes their harshness, but also on the fact that they enter the ear with the meaning they have acquired through centuries of harmonic evolution on classical lines.
The narrower term "orchestration" is applied to the instrumentation of orchestral music. Since the most obvious differences of timbre are in those of various instruments, the art which blends and contrasts timbre is most easily discussed as the treatment of instruments; but we must use this term with philosophic breadth and allow it to include voices.
Lemoine, La Revolte du papier timbre ou des bonnets rouges en Bretagne en 1675 (1898); M.
The Direction gnrale de lenregistrement, des domasnes et du timbre, comprising a central department and a director and staff of agents in each department, combines the administration of state property (not including forests) with the exaction of registration and stamp duties.
For example observe the tone of your voice, including intonation, timbre, softness, harshness.
The accuracy and the paraphernalia are equally exemplified in all Wagner's additions and alterations of the classical orchestral scheme, for these all consist in completing the families of instruments so that each timbre can be presented pure in complete harmony.
As it is with mechanical improvements, so is it to a still greater degree with changes in the function of timbre in art.
Made of exceedingly refractory clay, it under went stoving for more than three weeks, and was consequent!) remarkable for its hardness and metallic timbre.
- Though a musical note has definite pitch or frequency, notes of the same pitch emitted by different instruments have quite different quality or timbre.
defys voice, with its extremely distinctive dark, rich timbre at any rate rather defies categorisation.
The vocal timbre is full of rich bass tones which can become almost hypnotic at times.
The architecture of the music, the rhythm and the timbre all created changes in brain processing through stimulation of the auditory pathways.
It does affect the timbre - bells with a major tierce have a clearly different quality than those with minor tierces.
timbre of bells rung in rapid sequence.
timbre of a musical instrument.
timbre of the natural voice.
timbre of sounds.
The eviction of Labor from chunks of suburban England has changed the timbre of the PLP.
She has a musical timbre far beyond her years.
They play a variety of sounds on percussion instruments and learn how to use timbre and duration to add variety to their rhythmic ideas.
The mutation produces a good solo timbre, a kind of cornet substitute.
Some have even commented on the difference in the sounds - i.e. the difference in the instrumental timbre.
His voice, with its extremely distinctive dark, rich timbre at any rate rather defies categorisation.
They were in different key, they had a different timbre.
Return to menu Exploring timbre Mellow, tinny, blaring... each instrument has its own distinctive timbre, or tone color.
timbre change was handled particularly well, including a strong accent.
Remember that real instruments timbre often change with volume.
" Instrumentation" is the best term that can be found for that aspect of musical art which is concerned with timbre.
It admits of the loveliest combinations of timbre, and it can alternate them in considerable variety.
Their interest on the formal side is retrospective, but it is possible to find even in the persistent reiteration of medieval sentiment and methods, a fresh feeling for nature, and a lyrical quality of later timbre.
Dominates the timbre of bells rung in rapid sequence.
The mixture of tones determines the timbre of a musical instrument.
A quartet of clarinets, the instrument is often described as most similar to the timbre of the natural voice.
Dynamic variations in frequency spectrum are known to have an important effect on the timbre of sounds.
Return to menu Exploring Timbre Mellow, tinny, blaring... each instrument has its own distinctive timbre, or tone color.
The introduction of the silks with the timbre change was handled particularly well, including a strong accent.
The instruments we have inherited are not suitable to the new timbre composition.
However, the timbre of the note will be much different.
Musical Quality or Timbre.
Of historical and patriotic verse there are few specimens, but some of the lyrics and love-songs, more or less medieval in timbre and form, are of importance.
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