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Timbre refers to the sound quality or tone color of a musical instrument or voice. a basic building block of music, and we can learn how different musical instruments and voices join to give the music its sound. performers can change the timbre of the sounds they produce in a wide variety of ways, both conscious and unconscious. pitch its highness or lowness Volume Loud or soft resonator sound chamber, in which the quality of the sound is further refined. Strings Violin, viola, cello, double bass Brass Trumpet, trombones, tuba, euphonium, and French horn Woodwinds Flue, piccolo, oboe, clarinet, English horn, bassoon, saxophones Percussion Violin timbre depends on the distinctive f-shaped sound holes, on the strings, design of the bow, height of the bridge, size of the sound post inside the body of the instrument Vibrato Trembling quality chest voice in which the resonance begins in the chest and is supported by the full
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Unformatted text preview: power of the singer's lungs head voice in which the resonance occurs primarily in the singer's head. Pitches produced using head voice are higher than those produced using chest voice. middle voice which lies in between these two extremes A singer who yodels moves back and forth between these two ranges. soprano , alto , tenor and bass • directors group voices into four vocal ranges • In order, these terms refer to high and low women's voices and high and low men's voices, respectively countertenors There are men who can sing alto and even soprano, primarily by singing falsetto, or imitating the sound of a woman's voice; men who do this kind of singing exclusively. (Palestrina’s time) mezzo-soprano second soprano, between (first) soprano and alto Baritone First bass, between tenor and (second) bass...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course MUS 1220 taught by Professor Mathis during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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