tone colour


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tone colour

n
(Music, other) the quality of a musical sound that is conditioned or distinguished by the upper partials or overtones present in it. Often shortened to: tone See also timbre2
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The GSX-R1000R features a dual tone colour option, which comprises a black base colour with red highlights, paint scheme with a large Suzuki logo etched on the side fairing, belly pan and front fairing.
As part of the celebrations, the company launched dual tone colour options on the Harrier.
Fairhurst & Partners, who were also the original bridge designers, Pyeroy will be providing all scaffolding, access and containment systems to repaint the steelwork in a special two tone colour scheme designed to transform the way light passes through the girders.
A rather gentler CBSO supported its own, very young first horn Elspeth Dutch through the fourth Horn Concerto with great sensitivity, though the aristocratic purity of her sound, buoyant articulation and command of tone colour clearly needed no special treatment, despite its sense of power restrained.