Re: The word timbre: origins


Subject: Re: The word timbre: origins
From: Prof Malone (dmalone@roosevelt.edu)
Date: Tue Sep 28 2004 - 15:06:58 EDT


on 9.28.04 2:56 PM, John Kamevaar at john.kamevaar@sympatico.ca 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

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