resultant tone

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When 2 loud notes are heard together they produce a 3rd sound, the resultant tone, corresponding to the difference between the 2 vibration nos.: this (low in pitch) is called a ‘difference tone’. They also produce a 4th sound, high and faint, corresponding to the sum of the 2 vibration numbers. This is a ‘summation tone’.

Subjects: Music.

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