tone color


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tone color

n.
The timbre of a singing voice or an instrument.

tone color

- The same as timbre, the quality of sound that distinguishes one voice or musical instrument from another.
See also related terms for musical instrument.
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tone color

noun
A sound of distinct pitch and quality:
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Overwhelmed by the response received, we are extremely delighted to offer the Harrier in dual tone color options.
The iPad Mini will have an 8-inch screen with True Tone color technology to complement the 1536x2048 resolution.
IN 2015 IAN HOWELL OF THE NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY introduced into the voice pedagogy community the concept and term absolute spectral tone color (ASTC) from the field of psychoacoustics.
Elizabeth Futral (Elaisa), an appealing, affecting actress, gave a musically scrupulous, energetic performance of a role demanding somewhat darker tone color and, at climaxes, a larger format, but the singing was very attractive, with accurate runs and some good trills.
This provides ample opportunity for teaching instrumental technique in ensemble playing (such as fingering, bowing and rhythmic precision) and performance consideration (including intonation, volume, tone color and articulation).
Today his definition of a "blue" note still proves instructive, as does his outlining of the basic elements of jazz (syncopation, improvisation, drums, rhythm, blue note [off notes, glissando, slur], and tone color).