Re: The word timbre: origins

Subject: Re: The word timbre: origins
From: Prof Malone (
Date: Tue Sep 28 2004 - 15:06:58 EDT

on 9.28.04 2:56 PM, John Kamevaar at wrote:

>> a helmet or
>> skull cap, a heraldic crest, etc.).
i like this one
timbre is like the hat a sound wears
>>[as distinct from its pitch
>> or intensity]'
i would think as distinct from other sounds (hats)
as pitch is a facet of timbre

happy tunes
don malone

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