Terms & Definitions - Module 21
Match the following definitions (or descriptions) to the terms listed below them.

  1. A sound wave with a single frequency which is a part of a set of waves of different frequencies. The entire set of waves would lead to a complex tone.
    1. Pitch
    2. Intensity
    3. Loudness
    4. Quality
    5. Partial tone
    6. Fundamental frequency
    7. Harmonic
    8. Fourier analysis

  2. In a musical tone, the lowest frequency of vibration.
    1. Pitch
    2. Intensity
    3. Loudness
    4. Quality
    5. Partial tone
    6. Fundamental frequency
    7. Harmonic
    8. Fourier analysis

  3. A mathematical method to separate a periodic wave into a set of simpler sine waves.
    1. Pitch
    2. Intensity
    3. Loudness
    4. Quality
    5. Partial tone
    6. Fundamental frequency
    7. Harmonic
    8. Fourier analysis

  4. A wave with a frequency which is an integer multiple of the fundamental frequency in a tone.
    1. Pitch
    2. Intensity
    3. Loudness
    4. Quality
    5. Partial tone
    6. Fundamental frequency
    7. Harmonic
    8. Fourier analysis

  5. The highness or lowness of a musical tone.
    1. Pitch
    2. Intensity
    3. Loudness
    4. Quality
    5. Partial tone
    6. Fundamental frequency
    7. Harmonic
    8. Fourier analysis

  6. The timbre of a musical sound, related to the number and intensities of partial tones.
    1. Pitch
    2. Intensity
    3. Loudness
    4. Quality
    5. Partial tone
    6. Fundamental frequency
    7. Harmonic
    8. Fourier analysis

  7. The power carried by a sound wave, per square meter.
    1. Pitch
    2. Intensity
    3. Loudness
    4. Quality
    5. Partial tone
    6. Fundamental frequency
    7. Harmonic
    8. Fourier analysis

  8. A sensation we perceive related to the intensity of a sound.
    1. Pitch
    2. Intensity
    3. Loudness
    4. Quality
    5. Partial tone
    6. Fundamental frequency
    7. Harmonic
    8. Fourier analysis


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