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Unformatted text preview: Chapter five How music works, part III: dynamics, timbre, and instruments Activity Time! What do you think of this video and what type of message does it send? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us-TVg40ExM +5 Extra points for a thoughtful response. Dynamics Dynamics Refer to how loud or how soft different tones are in music. Scientific Correlate? Amplitude. Crescendo Gradually Getting Louder Decrescendo Gradually Getting Softer Dynamic Range Range between the softest and loudest notes. Timbre Timbre The character or quality of a musical tones or tones Partials Sound waves and vibrations Two types: Fundamental Pitch Harmonics The overtones, or partials, of a tone. Didjeridu An Graphical Representation of Fundamental Pitch and its Partials Timbre The human voice can also manipulate harmonics Overtone Singing. CD #1-5. The Mongolian khoomi , overtone singing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YipiNQ0sLQc&feature=related Learn how to overtone sing! I did it! Im just not good at it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YipiNQ0sLQc&feature=related Differences in timbre enable us to distinguish not only between different types of tones but also between similar types of tones. Music Instruments Musical Instruments - Any sound- generating medium used to produce tones in the making of music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ik8jICj8juc What is this an example of? Instrumentation The types of instruments (potentially including voices) and the number of each employed in a musical work. Music Instrument Classification Western System Strings, winds (brass and woodwinds), and percussion. Hornbostel-Sachs Classification System Invented 1914 by two German musicologists. Invented 1914 by two German musicologists....
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