AT Collections – Musical Instruments
Knowledge of the acoustics of organ pipes is being adopted in applied research for supporting organ builders.
Carleen Hutchins taught herself acoustical physics, applied it to making a better violin, and then invented a new family of violins.
Music is an intensely emotional subject and the origins of music have fascinated
people for millennia, going back to early historic records.
A single singer but two voices? Experience that situation by visiting world-voice-day.org/EDU/Movies and check the second movie with the title “Sehnsucht nach dem Frühlinge (Mozart)—Anna-Maria Hefele (AMH).
“Take the A Train” was first recorded by Duke Ellington and his orchestra in January 1941 and rapidly became the signature tune of this famous swing band
All brasswind instruments have several things in common but being made of brass is not one of them.
The oldest known instrument family produces a wide range of tone colors and pitch using a range of interesting physics.
If you stare at a banjo hard enough, you can see two interacting, wavebearing systems; specifically, stringsand a circular membrane.
The piano was invented 300 years ago—and the instrument has changed considerably since then.
This article describes how sound is excited by the violin and how the quality of its sound is related to the vibrations and acoustic properties of the body shell of the instrument.