Different instruments can produce a wide variety of different sounds and notes, but why is this? Revealing how scientific principles combine to make music.
- Musical instruments are designed based on the scientific principles of sound.
- The length of string or shape of horn produces a certain sound.
- Frequency is organised into notes, and eight notes make up an octave.
- Octaves allow us to distinguish music from noise.
All musical instruments resonate to produce sound. It's these vibrations that are the science behind music.
Instruments are designed to produce a series of distinct notes at certain frequencies.
The notes an instrument can produce are determined by various factors – such as the length of its strings or the shape ...
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