Articles about Timbre

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 ...

The Acoustic Model of Sound as a Phenomenon of Symphonic Thinking (on the Example of the Seventh Symphony of Avet Terterian)
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 20-26

The functions of timbre in a sonoristic composition present an interesting phenomenon of symphonic thinking. The music of symphonic composers from the former Soviet Union of the last third of the 20th century, particularly, Avet Terterian, is distinguished for its ...

Analiza zvena visjih in sredhjih moskih pevskih glasov s historicnih posnetkov
Muzikoloski Zbornik (2016) Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 121-145

In the article, the author analyses the timbre of male singers singing in Slovenian language in chosen historical recordings. Using timbre analysis of digital copies of old 78-rpm records it is possible, despite lower technical quality of the recordings, to ...

The Specific Features of the Timbre Dramaturgy of Gustav Mahler's Third Symphony
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2015) , No. 1, pp. 108-119

The originality of the dramaturgical solution of Gustav Mahler's Third Symphony is seen by the author of the article in that the composer for the first time in the history of European music broadly incorporates means of a unique kind ...