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The impression of a sound based upon its harmonic spectrum and envelope, i.e.. the distinctness of a sound that allows a person to differentiate it from other sounds. For example, when you hear a guitar, cymbal, or violin, each has a unique set of harmonics (therefore, tonal quality) that identifies it as a particular instrument.
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the distinctive tone quality of a sound
Music DictionaryThe DJ Dictionary
The tonal characteristics of an instrument that give it its own distinct sound which distinguishes it from other instruments.
See also: Walias Band , B-Real , Ud , B-Zar , PMD


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