Flute Tone Investigations
Appendix 2 - Further Reading
Our investigations will cross
many fields, some of which may not be familiar to you. Where I
stumble across articles that may help, I'll note them here. This
page will not happen all at once, so keep an eye on it from time to
On Audio Technical matters:
Clean Audio Installation Guide. How do we ensure that an audio
installation is put together correctly, to minimise the likelihood of
picking up noise, hum, distortion etc, and compromising bandwidth and
Audio Specifications. What do terms like Signal To Noise Ratio,
Total Harmonic Distortion, Bandwidth, etc mean? How should they be
measured and specified?
Understanding Room modes. What are the problems we might
encounter in rooms used for musical and measurement purposes? What
tools and resources are there to help us?
On flute tone testing:
A lot has been said and done
in this field over the years, admittedly almost all in terms of other
kinds of flutes. When is it applicable and when is it not
applicable to our kind of flutes? A lot of what is available is on the web.
Links and maybe comments.