Sentence Examples


  • 39) The overtones will be obvious.
  • 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.
  • Let the two tones with their harmonic overtones be 256 512 768 1024 1280 1536 512 1024 1536.
  • The fundamental and overtones of the second all coincide with overtones of the first.
  • Take as a further example the fifth with harmonic overtones as under The fundamental and overtones of the second either coincide with or fall midway between overtones in the first, and there is no approach to a dissonant frequency of beats, and the concord is perfect.