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differential tone


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In acoustics: (1) When two loud notes are played, another, lower, note may sometimes be heard which corresponds to the difference in vibration between the original 2 notes. (2) When a note higher than the original 2 may be heard which corresponds to the sum of their vibrations.

(1) When two loud notes are played, another, lower, note may sometimes be heard which corresponds to the difference in vibration between the original 2 notes. (2) When a note higher than the original 2 may be heard which corresponds to the sum of their vibrations.

Subjects: Music.


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