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Sound for music technology: An introduction


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This unit contains material that is essential to learning about music technology. Here you will explore the concept of sound and be introduced to the physics behind travelling pressure waves as the physical manifestation of sound. You will also learn about the subjective perception of pitch and loudness, in particular their relationship to frequency and amplitude.

This unit is an adapted extract from the Open University course The technology of music (TA212). [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]