properties of sound
(PRAH-per-teez uv sownd)


[Eng.]


Those parts of a sound that give it a recognizable and definable tone. The properties of sound are: pitch, timbre, volume, and duration.


SUGGESTED LISTENING EXAMPLE:

Debussy: Syrinx for Flute Solo
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 1, Track 52

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