How Music Works31 Aug 2018
Frequency Hertz Amplitude Wavelength Speed (1.4) Musical Instrument Tone
There is a huge variety of musical instruments and sounds, as you would already know from your experience with music. Even two instruments playing the same note can sound very different.
This is because a musical instrument produces a sound wave which is a combination of different but related frequencies (known as harmonics) which all mix together to create the distinctive tone or voice of the instrument.
The lowest frequency is usually dominant, and you perceive this one as the pitch. The combination of the other harmonics provides the distinctive shape of the waveform, and thereby the distinctive tone of the instrument.
String instrument frequency determined by the length of the string. Guitar http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/Waves/string.html
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