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Unformatted text preview: Ch. 5 Timbre and Instrumentation 01/02/2008 11:40:00 Timbre/Tone Color = specific character or quality of sound of each instrument/voice Produced by overtones Musical Instruments Energy Source air, bow, pluck Vibrating Element reed, lips, air, string Resonating Chamber instrument body, head Instrument Families Strings Woodwinds - flute Brass - trumpet Percussion - drums Keyboard piano, organ Voice Electronic Large Ensembles Orchestra strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion Concert Band woodwinds, brass, percussion Jazz Band (big Band) woodwinds, brass, percussion, keyboard/electronic Choir Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass Voices Ensembles Orchestra Strings Woodwinds Brass Percussion...
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- Spring '08