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Re: Tones [was Re: the electrix repeater]

----- Original Message -----
From: Bill Fox <billfox@fast.net>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Ritchford <tom@swirly.com>
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Date: Saturday, August 04, 2001 1:26 AM
> Subject: Re: the electrix repeater
> >Real instruments have both good and "bad" emergent phenomena.
> >Things like "wolf tones" on a guitar or "throat notes" on a
> >clarinet are "bad".  Things like harmonics or overtones
> >are good.
> I've heard or wolf tones, iirc.  They're the notes that howl due to
> resonances.  Would a throat tone be the opposite, that is, the note dies?

Wolf tones are out of tune fifths. They are so out of tune that they howl
like a wolf. They have nothing to do with resonance.

* David Beardsley
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