Articles about Pitch (Acoustics)

Unison Drift
Piano Technicians Journal (2016) Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 10-13


The Effect of Timbre, Pitch, and Vibrato on Vocal Pitch-Matching Accuracy
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 378.e1-378.e12

This study seeks to examine how target stimulus timbre, vibrato, pitch, and singer classification affect pitch-matching accuracy. Source signals were synthesized with a source slope of -12 dB/octave with and without vibrato at each of the pitches, C4, B4, and ...

Pantonality Generalised: Ben Johnston's Artistic Researches In Extended Just Intonation
Tempo (2015) Vol. 69, No. 272, pp. 24-37

This article explores the use of innovatory tonal relations in the music of the American composer Ben Johnston (b. 1926). Johnston's use of a microtonal tuning system employing scales and intervals in extended just intonation is described, and passages from ...