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  • But we have to remember that with strings, pipes and instruments generally the fundamental tone is accompanied by overtones, called also " upper partials," and beating within the dissonance range may occur between these overtones.
  • If we are to assume that the tones received by the ear are pure and free from partials, the loudness of the beattones would appear to show that Helmholtz's theory is not a complete account.
 
 

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