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Bowing – Brief Comments Science of Music Fall 2006
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On the next slide We look at the MOTION of the top plate of a violin that is being played at various frequencies. For each frequency, different parts of the violin face vibrate – different modes of vibration. The violin is capable of generating a continuous tone … we will discuss this today as well.
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Guitar Vibrations
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The body of a stringed instrument Should have strong resonances over most of the range of the instrument. This requires a great deal of “art” as well as,
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Unformatted text preview: today, some difficult calculations. Resonances of a guitar point. All Strung Out . . The Violin Guitar vs. Violin Plucked Discrete sounds Not too much expressive capability in a note. Fretted Bowed Continuous Sound Huge Emotional content No Frets Parts - Review The Bridge The Bow From Dead Horse Where do you put it?? Friction Friction Moving Friction slightly different. Friction 2 kinds Slip Sliding Along Moving right along Sorry about the crooked scan! Resonance Again...
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