Re: indefinite pitch


Subject: Re: indefinite pitch
From: Greg Eustace (g_eustac@alcor.concordia.ca)
Date: Fri Oct 07 2005 - 21:44:34 EDT


Smalley defines a nodal spectrum as "a band or knot of sound which resists
pitch
identification. He places it on a continuum between "notes" and "noises".

Quoting Kevin Austin <kevin.austin@videotron.ca>:

> Or perhaps not. I Google'd with no results that seemed to fit.
>
>
> Node:
> Physics. A point or region of virtually zero amplitude in a periodic system.
>
>
> ??
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> Best
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> Kevin
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> At 09:35 +0100 2005/10/07, Alistair MacDonald wrote:
> >If I remember correctly, Denis Smalley's Spectromorphology chapter
> >in The Language of Electroacoustic Music (Ed Emmerson) is useful. He
> >talks about nodes of frequency.
> >
> >Alistair
> >
>

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