• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Timbral Analysis

Timbre, or tone color, is a fundamental quality of musical sound. Timbral analysis typically uses scientific methods to investigate physical properties such as harmonic overtones that help to distinguish musical sounds or applies the methods of ethnomusicology to investigate culturally ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles