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Turntabalism

A turntablist is a musician who conceives the scratching and mixing of records on a twin-deck turntable as an artistic and expressive medium. Turntablism is the process of creating music this way, by ...

Truncate

Truncate is a function that allows you to make a sound shorter, by removing sections from one (or both) of its ends.

Tremolo

A regular change in Amplitude that can be applied to any sound. This creates a wobbling effect similar to Flanging. NOT to be confused with Vibrato.

Tremolo

Un cambiamento regolare nell’ Amplitude che può essere applicato a qualsiasi suono. Questo crea un effetto oscillante  simile al  Flanging. Da non confondere con il  Vibrato.

Transposition

A manipulation in which the pitch of a sound is altered.  Transpose means to increase or decrease the pitch of a sound. If the pitch is increased, the sound becomes higher and if the pitch is decrease...

Time-Stretching

A manipulation in which the Duration of a sound is altered. Time stretching can be used to make sounds longer or shorter. Time-stretching can be done on its own using digital technology, or can be lin...

Timbre

The colour or quality of a sound. It is used as a term to describe all of the properties of sounds that cannot be described using other terms (such as pitch, duration, etc.) Timbre is a result of the ...

Timbral Composition

A composition in which the sound quality forms the focus in terms of the listening experience.

Text-sound Composition

This is ‘an in between art form’ that involves the sounds of the spoken voice and eventually other vocal utterances as the primary source material for composition. Some text-sound works are solely per...

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