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Hammered Strings

  • Thomas D. Rossing
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Abstract

In the next three chapters we consider the science of hammered string instruments. In this chapter, we present a brief discussion of vibrating strings excited by a hard or soft hammer. Chapter 20 discusses the most important hammered string instrument, the piano – probably the most versatile and popular of all musical instruments. Chapter 21 discusses hammered dulcimers, especially the American folk dulcimer.

Keywords

Spectrum Envelope Tone Sound String Excitation String Interaction Actual Piano 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA)Stanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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