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From: "Phil Allison"
Subject: Re: Acoustic Feedback reduction
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Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 22:14:35 +1100
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"Gibbo" wrote in message
> John Woodgate wrote:
> >> Despite Mr Wombat's assertions to the contrary. He's
> >>obviously not a musician (or just a very bad one).
> >Don't be misled by the poetical language. He usually does know what he's
> >talking about, but sometimes could write more clearly. But that applies
> >to everyone.
> I'm fully aware that Mr Wombat *does* indeed know plenty about audio but
> this case he is wrong. A low E on a double bass will be roughly a *full*
> sharp with a 5Hz shift and it's own octave harmonic will be roughly a
> sharp. The end result is a single note producing the two most important
> of a major seventh chord which has a very er "distinctive" sound.
** All hypotheticals.
The ear is not such a simple machine as a frequency counter.
Nearly all musical sounds are of short duration - transients.
The ear latches onto the harmonics of a brief sound to guage pitch.
The Gibbon refuses to take my words on shifters, the words of others
who have tried shifters or try himself what must be tried to judge the
His doubts about them are very common - until you actually hear
one in action.
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