Sentence Examples


  • In connexion with the present subject it is important to notice the three characteristics of a musical sound, namely, pitch, loudness and quality.
  • The pitch of a musical sound depends on the number of cycles passed through by the fluctuations of the pressure per unit of time; the loudness depends on the amount or the amplitude of the fluctuation in each cycle; the quality depends on the form or the nature of the fluctuation in each cycle.
  • An increase in the size of the iron disk attached to the membrane augmented both the loudness and the distinctness of the sounds, and this finally led to the adoption of a thin iron disk supported round its edge, acting as both membrane and armature (fig.
  • Then do= I do dx The Characteristics of Sound Waves Corresponding to Loudness, Pitch and Quality.
  • - Sounds differ from each other only in the three respects of loudness, pitch and quality.

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