Music Theory and Composition : Music Theory and Composition

Friday, October 19th, 2018

…nine part article series Acoustics of Music takes a different and slightly more advanced approach than my original article titled Characteristics of Sound. It will broaden your understanding of the key and relevant knowledge that is vital and useful…

As we age the overall perceivable range of sound decreases especially in the higher frequencies. Just in case you are wondering, hearing loss begins at around the age of …

…two of the most important and fundamental aspects of music. Since there are certain relationships between frequencies, there are by default certain relationships to the pitches a composer selects…

The frequency table shown in this article provides the pitch name and its’ associated frequency for all notes spanning eight full octaves.

It becomes even more useful when you want to see how the frequency spectrum is represented in a recorded mix. Here you can make the necessary adjustments to remove or repair improper frequencies, for example. Further it allows you to visually know where to boost a portion of the…

…you will see not only how engineers do their work when mastering recorded sound but the value and importance in learning more about sound and the tools available …

…there exists more than one frequency or multiple harmonic divisions, when playing music an instrument. This concept is important…

…opens up more possibilities for you when working in various positions within the music industry.

This glossary of musical terms provides the definitions of the key words used in the Acoustics of Music article series. We believe it will greatly assist you…

…we arrange these characteristics in such a way that we find it pleasing to listen to we call that music.