Analysis, Synthesis, and Perception of Musical Sounds: The by James Beauchamp

By James Beauchamp

The issues of interpreting and synthesizing musical timbres were widely used for over part a century, and a publication size exploration of this massive and complicated topic has been lengthy late. research, Synthesis, and conception of Musical Sounds: Sound of song contains 8 chapters that span the variety from instructional advent to complex learn and alertness to speculative evaluation of its quite a few ideas. the entire participants use a generalized additive sine wave version for describing musical timbre which supplies a conceptual harmony yet is of enough software to be tailored to many various projects. The authors characterize a global neighborhood of researchers and academics within the box of analysis/synthesis/perception, and this booklet displays the $64000 tendencies and pursuits present within the topic. because of its breadth, scholars will locate the e-book an intensive advent to present considering and implementation of additive sine wave timbral types. Researchers new to the sector will discover a canvas of purposes with citations to the appropriate literature, so as to additionally gain the instructor trying to find an efficient syllabus. as a result of its scope, research, Synthesis, and notion of Musical Sounds turns into the normal reference within the box and should be obvious because the catalyst for stimulating learn within the years ahead.

This booklet features a entire and actual mathematical remedy of the sounds of tune with an emphasis on musical timbre. The ebook spans the variety from instructional advent to complex study and alertness to speculative evaluation of its a number of thoughts. all of the members use a generalized additive sine wave version for describing musical timbre which supplies a conceptual team spirit, yet is of enough application to be tailored to many alternative tasks.

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33a) P1: MRM/IKJ P2: MRM SVNY299-Beauchamp-1 November 3, 2006 30 13:22 James W. 5 log(Aξ −1 Aξ +1 ) . 33b) Next, the amplitude and phase of each peak is calculated. The peak amplitude is computed using Ak = Aξ . 33c) The corresponding phase is computed by first interpolating the values of the real and imaginary parts, aξ and bξ , at the peak frequency using a formula analogous to Eq. 33c), and then computing the phase according to Eq. 20b). The frequency, amplitude, and phase of each peak ( Ak , f k , θk ) are thus computed and retained.

33a) P1: MRM/IKJ P2: MRM SVNY299-Beauchamp-1 November 3, 2006 30 13:22 James W. 5 log(Aξ −1 Aξ +1 ) . 33b) Next, the amplitude and phase of each peak is calculated. The peak amplitude is computed using Ak = Aξ . 33c) The corresponding phase is computed by first interpolating the values of the real and imaginary parts, aξ and bξ , at the peak frequency using a formula analogous to Eq. 33c), and then computing the phase according to Eq. 20b). The frequency, amplitude, and phase of each peak ( Ak , f k , θk ) are thus computed and retained.

5, with zero-fill. 5, with zero-fill. 5. 28 P1: MRM/IKJ P2: MRM SVNY299-Beauchamp-1 November 3, 2006 13:22 Analysis and Synthesis of Musical Instrument Sounds 29 where f s = 44,100 Hz, N = 1024, and the bin separation frequency is f b = 43 Hz. It is clear that under these circumstances the lowest fundamental frequency of a harmonic tone that can be analyzed properly is about 130 Hz. The time resolution in terms of the window width is N / f s = 23 ms. Going to lower frequencies by a certain factor compromises the time resolution by the inverse factor.

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