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more psychosonic listening to singing bowl partials

 

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Headphones Essential!

(turn your volume down first!)

Here is a Tibetan singing bowl:

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Following below is a listening excercise for each partial, up to the 6th, consisting of three parts.

The first is a transformed bowl sound. The second is the partial. The third is the sound of the bowl.

Listen to each one, in turn:

Focus on listening to the partial first. Then, listen to the transformed bowl for a few seconds. Now you should find that when you listen to the bowl sound the partial stands out for you, or at least is easier to hear. The effect is purely psychoacoustic. Try them randomly!

 

HS1

Partial

Transformed bowl sound

The bowl

HS2

Partial

Transformed bowl sound

The bowl

HS3

Partial

Transformed bowl sound

The bowl

HS4

Partial

Transformed bowl sound

The bowl

HS5

Partial

Transformed bowl sound

The bowl

HS6

Partial

Transformed bowl sound

The bowl

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