EARS 2

Discover the exciting world of electroacoustic music and learn to make music with sounds.

Properties of Sounds

Find out about the characteristics and musical parameters of sounds. Learn how to distinguish between different sounds and to identify the characteristics that we listen out for in music.

Pitch

Pitch

Learn about how some sounds are high, and others low.

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Loudness

Loudness

Learn about loudness. How some sounds can appear louder than others.

And how it can be all a trick of the mind!

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Envelope

All sounds have a shape, and this shape is really important for what we hear.

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Duration

Duration

Some sounds are so short that we cannot hear them as individual sounds. Equally, some sounds are so long that they began before we arrived, and will continue after we leave.

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