Violins as complex sound signal © Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Violins as complex sound signal

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Sound:
Not just the individual tone is overlapped by upper harmonics but in a piece for two parts several sounds overlap each other!

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2016-04-15
A sound is a mixture of periodic tones the frequency of which consists of a basic frequency and its integral multiples. In a violin piece for two parts, for example, several tones act in combination.

Information and ideas:
Recording to make different sorts of sound clear (or for students to identify).
Further information regarding this sample audio clip is available as information sheet on the media portal of the Siemens Stiftung.

Relevant for teaching:
Sound/acoustics: parameters
Communication and understanding
Vibrations and waves
Acoustic phenomena
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Music; Personal, social and health education (PSHE); Physics
Grade 1 to 4; Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Elementary school; Middle/high school; Vocational training
Sense of hearing; Sound; Wave (physics)
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