Kowal, Paulina; Sharp, David and Taherzadeh, Shahram
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This paper reports work that is part of a larger project concerned with correlating differences in the perceived playing characteristics of musical wind instruments with physical differences between them. Here we focus on five different student model clarinets. Some of the practical difficulties of (i) directly measuring the bore profiles of the clarinets and (ii) measuring their input impedances are discussed. Results are presented which show significant differences in bore profile between the five instruments, leading to clear differences in the frequencies and magnitudes of their resonance peaks. In addition, some initial thoughts regarding playing tests designed to establish clarinetists’ perceptions of the instruments are considered.
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|Copyright Holders:||2012 The Authors|
|Extra Information:||Joint 11th Congres Francais d'Acoustique and 2012 IOA Annual Meeting,
Nantes, Frances, April 23-27 2012
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
|Depositing User:||David Sharp|
|Date Deposited:||09 May 2012 13:35|
|Last Modified:||04 Oct 2016 18:27|
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