Week 16a - Physics 1240 Tues Last time Musical Voice Throat...

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Physics 1240 Tues 4/26/11 Last time : Musical Voice, Throat Singing, Synthesis Today : Modular Synthesis, Musical Illusion Next time: Review for Final Exam Final Exam : G-1B30, Tuesday, May 3, 4:30-7pm
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Synthesis techniques Digital sampling - a very accurate copy Additive synthesis - just add sine waves - good in theory, but not in practice Subtractive synthesis - using frequency Fltering
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CQ 16.1 Try to sing an “I-I-I-I-I-I” sound and then sing “U-U-U-U-U-U” sound at the same pitch. Your vocal chords produce the same buzzing sound, but vocal tract (throat, mouth, etc.) accentuates and attenuates different frequencies to produce these two unique vowel sounds or timbres. How would you best categorize this process? A) Subtractive synthesis B) Digital sampling synthesis C) Additive synthesis
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CQ 16.2 Suppose that we take 4 signal generators connected together, each producing sine waves at 100, 300, 500,and 700 Hz. We generate a unique combined sound. What type of synthesis technique is
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course PHYS 1240 taught by Professor Holland,murray during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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Week 16a - Physics 1240 Tues Last time Musical Voice Throat...

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