If you want to learn an instrument, borrow it somewhere and take a few lessons. Playing all the instruments a little is very helpfull for a composer. I found that Stephen and I share this experience. Where everybody else is thinking I am crazy, he understands the importance of being able to undersatnd what the… Continue reading Instrumentation: Learning and remarks
Instruments, how the work, their pitch, their problems, history.
Physics of overtone-series When you play an acoustic instrument, you will hear the frequency of the note you intended to play accompanied by a lot of higher and lower frequencies. These frequencies are called ‘overtones’. The overtones is a series of naturally sounding waves in the air when you make a sound. Their wavelength are… Continue reading Picturing overtone-series