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Fehler beim Stimmen der Gitarre

Authors Winkler, R.
Year 2006
Thesis Type Diploma thesis
Topic Audio Signal Processing
Keywords musical acoustics
Abstract The main goal of this study is to point out and evaluate the errors being made tuning a guitar. To achieve this, we have to look at the construction as well as the strings of the instrument and examine their intonation and tuning. Comparisons of the different methods in tuning show their strengths respectively as their weaknesses. Fundamental questions of the accuracy in measuring the human hearing will be discussed theoretically, like intensity, duration, timbre and envelope as the parameter of perception of the pitch, and the favorable audible area. Afterwards it will be tested by guitar playing students of KUG as well: The discrimination in frequencies were tested with the Flageolett-Tuning. In conclusion, an instruction to tune a guitar is given in consideration of all the errors that can be made.
URL http://phaidra.kug.ac.at/o:11038
Supervisors Höldrich, R.