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Title: Physics and the Violin

While the violin has been around for several hundreds of years, our understanding of how it works is still evolving. The character of violin sound is controlled by its frequency content, i.e., the harmore »monic content (or in musical terminology - the overtones). Both the player and the way in which the violin was made affect this frequency content. Both of these aspects will be examined. Research into how whole body vibrational modes can be manipulated by the violin maker during fabrication will be discussed. Examples of resulting violin sound will be demonstrated.« less
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Title: Physics and the Violin
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Publication Date: 2007-05-23
OSTI Identifier: 1016746
DOE Contract Number: AC02-07CH11359
Other Number(s): TRN: US201207%%246
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: Fermilab Colloquia, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batvia, Illinois (United States), presented on May 23, 2007; Related Information: This video is no longer available on the Fermi Colloquia website. The link in this record goes to the audio-file-only in the ScienceCinema.
Research Org: FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE ; FABRICATION ; HARMONICS ; PHYSICS ; SOUND WAVES
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:27:08
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27