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#2224227 - 02/01/14 03:07 PM Re: Simultaneous partials in a string: reality or myth? [Re: Mark R.]
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Originally Posted By: Mark Cerisano
My video on the harmonic series ... http://youtu.be/dCmy6N3DnV8

Mark, you answered my question perfectly.

I am lost in admiration for your vocal partials and, if I may say so, performed like a true native!
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#2224232 - 02/01/14 03:18 PM Re: Simultaneous partials in a string: reality or myth? [Re: Withindale]
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Originally Posted By: Withindale
Originally Posted By: Mark Cerisano
My video on the harmonic series ... http://youtu.be/dCmy6N3DnV8

Mark, you answered my question perfectly.

I am lost in admiration for your vocal partials and, if I may say so, performed like a true native!


Agreed. Thanks Mark - your video confirmed what I was trying to say all along - the partials we hear are all present in the complex vibration of a piano string. Thanks, also, for including the guitar demonstration - particularly of the change of timbre as the pluck point is changed, thus exciting partials in different amounts.

Paul.


Edited by pyropaul (02/01/14 03:18 PM)
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#2226555 - 02/05/14 07:34 PM Re: Simultaneous partials in a string: reality or myth? [Re: bkw58]
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Originally Posted By: bkw58
Originally Posted By: Mark Cerisano, RPT
Hi Y'all,

At the risk of dumbing down the conversation, I am posting a link to a video I made describing, in my own way, the harmonic series. As Kees said, it is defined by humans, for humans. And since I am a human teaching humans how to tune, I thought I would create this video to speed things up.

Some of it you might find it interesting, although it doesn't really move this conversation forward. Only to say that, as a practical application, I don't see the benefit of answering the question, although it is still interesting.

My video on the harmonic series, from the perspective of teaching a beginning piano tuning student so they may understand other aural tuning concepts that are built upon this subject, e.g. coincidental partials, etc.

http://youtu.be/dCmy6N3DnV8

Comments welcomed.

P.S. go right to the last section to hear me singing the harmonic series on one pitch.


The first good, succinct, easy-to-understand video on the subject that I've seen anywhere to date. Bravo!


Wow. Thanks Bob. That is really appreciated.
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