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written by Harold T. Stokes
This Flash animation allows the user to hear and view the effect of adding the various harmonics to sounds produced by a violin and a trumpet.

Please note that this resource requires Flash.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Acoustics
- Instruments
= Air Column Instruments
= Stringed Instruments
- Wave Motion
= Standing Waves
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- New teachers
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harmonics, music, sound, trumpet, violin, waves
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Metadata instance created August 4, 2008 by Taha Mzoughi
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March 8, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
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August 23, 2007
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AIP Format
H. Stokes, (2004), WWW Document, (https://stokes.byu.edu/teaching_resources/violin_flash.html).
H. Stokes, Harmonics in musical tones (2004), <https://stokes.byu.edu/teaching_resources/violin_flash.html>.
APA Format
Stokes, H. (2007, August 23). Harmonics in musical tones. Retrieved April 17, 2024, from https://stokes.byu.edu/teaching_resources/violin_flash.html
Chicago Format
Stokes, Harold T.. Harmonics in musical tones. August 23, 2007. https://stokes.byu.edu/teaching_resources/violin_flash.html (accessed 17 April 2024).
MLA Format
Stokes, Harold T.. Harmonics in musical tones. 2004. 23 Aug. 2007. 17 Apr. 2024 <https://stokes.byu.edu/teaching_resources/violin_flash.html>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "Harold T. Stokes", Title = {Harmonics in musical tones}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {17 April 2024}, Month = {August 23, 2007}, Year = {2004} }
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%A Harold T. Stokes %T Harmonics in musical tones %D August 23, 2007 %U https://stokes.byu.edu/teaching_resources/violin_flash.html %O application/flash

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%0 Electronic Source %A Stokes, Harold T. %D August 23, 2007 %T Harmonics in musical tones %V 2024 %N 17 April 2024 %8 August 23, 2007 %9 application/flash %U https://stokes.byu.edu/teaching_resources/violin_flash.html

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