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Unformatted text preview: across time Songs are divided into individual parts: Elements smallest part individual sounds Syllables Groups of elements Phrases groups of syllables There are also examples of different sound types: a. Short whistle of constant pitch b. Whistle that starts at high frequency and drops to a lower one frequency modulated c&amp;d. Slow or fast vibrato (also called a trill) e. click short burst of white noise f. buzzing sound g. chirp h. multiples of the fundamental frequency (harmonics) sound like a gruff barking sound. Songs involve putting many of these elements together (WHITE THROATED SPARROW, EASTERN TOWHEE &amp; WINTER WREN EXAMPLES) Songs are initially produced in the brain. Nuclei masses of neural cell bodies in the brain or the spinal cord...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course POUL 3123 taught by Professor Navara during the Spring '09 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Spring '09