String Instruments and Voice
Describe the fundamental and harmonic resonances of a vibrating string.
What are the physical properties which determine the pitch of a string ?
Describe the "wood resonance" and "air resonance" of a violin.
How is the air resonance of a violin like the resonance of a coke bottle?
Describe the resonances of the human vocal tract.
What is different about different vowel sounds?
What is meant by a vocal formant?
How can you recognize a vowel sound when it is produced at a higher pitch?
What things contribute to the distinguishability of human speech sounds?