sound

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a: sound ~
b: light

What:

"Sound is like light in some ways: it travels out from a definite source (such as an instrument or a noisy machine), just as light travels out from the Sun or a light bulb. But there are some very important differences between light and sound as well. We know light can travel through a vacuum because sunlight has to race through the vacuum of space to reach us on Earth. Sound, however, cannot travel through a vacuum: it always has to have something to travel through (known as a medium), such as air, water, glass, or metal."


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Writer: Chris Woodford
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Where:
Date: Feb 4 2017 9:35 PM



a: sound ~
b: water wave

What:

"Sound is like the water wave, the disturbance, not the water, the stuff,
the air."


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Writer: Laura Lising
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Where:
Date: Feb 4 2017 9:38 PM



a: sound ~
b: set of healthy tomatoes

What:

"Noise is like a rotten tomato while sound is like a set of healthy tomatoes. Sound is a result of the vibrating air in the surroundings. Vibration passes through the ..."


Useful?
Writer: Not Stated
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Where:
Date: Feb 4 2017 9:39 PM


The Snowflake Of Sound...........

a: sound of rain ~
b: snowflake

What:

"Just as rain has different smells on different terrains, so too with sound the sound of rain is like snowflake, not one 'settlement of sound' is like the other."


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Writer: Not Stated
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Where:
Date: Aug 6 2017 8:17 PM


The Sound Of Sax Sound Of Paul Desmond

a: The sax sound of paul desmond ~
b: A Dry Martini

What: The link is a good discussion of the sound and rhythm of the sax player Desmond........

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Writer: Paul Desmond
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Date: Mar 26 2011 2:02 PM


Eraserhead Audio Fluctuations

a: The ambient sound of eraserhead ~
b: a (psychic) body within a body

What: "The ambient sound of Eraserhead is like a (psychic) body within a body and at significant moments the sound alternates between low frequency bass notes of the circulation of blood and the high intensity hissing of the nervous system,"

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Writer: SCOTT WILSON
LCC: TR
Where:
Date: Feb 6 2011 3:00 AM



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