Parameters of Sound

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Musical parameters are all sound or compositional components which can be isolated or ordered. Examples include frequency, density, intensity, spectral identity and time. Compositions employing a parametric approach to construction are based on an ideology allowing for this specific type of separation of musical components.


See also:

Acoustics, Formalism



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TENNEY, James C. (1965). Die physikalischen Korrelate der Klangfarbe