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  • Recording Of The Sound
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    process of converting the acoustic energy of sound into some form in which it can be permanently stored and reproduced at any time. In 1855 the inventor Leon Scott constructed a device called a phon autograph that recorded tracings of the vibrations of sound. Thomas Edison, starting about 1877, made great improvements in mechanical sound recording and was the first inventor to achieve the actually audible reproduction of recorded sound. The greatest advances, however, were made after the adoptio...
  • Next Type Of Microphone
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    Types Of Microphones Basically this section that I read told about different types of microphones, what they can do and what they can not do. It told us that microphones were contained metal diaphragms that vibrate when the sound waves hit them, the vibrations are converted into electric impulses by back plates or coils. The impulses can be amplified, and recorded on the videotape, and can be recorded and stored there for editing along with the pictures. Next the impulses are converted back to s...
  • Rear Speakers And The Sub Woofer Amplifier
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    Installing A Car Stereo System Throughout this project, each component will be required to be compatible with the other components chosen. The dual purpose for this is to keep cost factor low and facilitating installation. Several adaptor's can be eliminated by having compatible components. Five major components will be used in this system, the head unit, the front speakers, the rear speakers, , and the sub woofer amplifier. Head Unit The head unit is the most important component and must have c...
  • Whales And Bats Use Ultrasound Frequencies
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    Ultrasound - Quick Project Ultrasounds are sound waves with frequency beyond the human limits, therefore humans are unable to hear them. It even travels at exactly the same speed as sound in any medium. Humans can hear sound within the frequency range of about 20 to 20,000 Hz, so any sound above 20 k Hz is ultrasound. Ultrasound or ultrasonography is a medical imaging technique that uses high frequency sound waves and their echoes. The technique is similar to the echolocation used by bats, whale...
  • Standard For Sound Maps
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    The sound map - history and ranges of application the ranges of application of a sound map extended in the last years strongly. Begun of simple beep tones, there are nowadays already the errors and such publications sound maps with a Subwoofer connection, even complete Surround systems. Today the sound maps are used mainly for music hearing, in addition, in the play world the sound finds ever more trailer. When the first PC came on the market, was not to be thought of digital music from the comp...
  • Making Of The Film Citizen Kane
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    Orson Welles: Radio Cinema In the first half of the twentieth century, a little boy could conceivably have heard Orson Welles long before he heard of him. The year was 1937, and over the ether came the cavernous, menacingly righteous growl "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men The Shadow knows. Heh-heh-heh". A twenty-two-year-old prodigy, world wanderer, and eventually, man for all media, had assumed the radio role ofthe Shadow, alias Lamont Cranston, the man of mystery who could "clou...
  • Original Value And 6 Db
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    Decibels are the units of measurement used to describe voltage and power levels. The abbreviation for a decibel is dB (Sauvala). Some decibel comparisons are: 10 dB is about as loud as someone whispering, 70 dB is a shouted conversation, and 110 dB is as loud as a jet engine ("Sound"). Decibels are the expressions of ratios. Some formulas for decibels are power = 10 log (P 1/P 2) (P 1 = power 1 and P 2 = power 2) and voltage = 20 log (vs. 2/vs. 1) (V 2 = voltage 2, V 1 = voltage 2) . Decibels ar...
  • Sound Effects And Music
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    How do sound and image combine to make meaning and what other potential functions of sound are there? Motion pictures and television are audio-visual mediums and so of course engage both our visual and aural senses. The meaning and emotion of a piece is commonly thought to come from the image and that the sound at best just duplicates the meanings from the image. For example Aaron Copland has said that a composer can do no more than' make potent through music the film's dramatic and emotional va...
  • Graphics 10 The Visuals In Re
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    MY REVIEW OF RE: CV: Resident Evil Code Veronica for the Dreamcast has everything a Dreamcast owner could want in a game: Wonderful graphics, superb sound quality, an awesome storyline, and over 30 hours of game play to boot. Resident Evil Code Veronica (RE: CV) is the best survival horror game on the mass market, and everyone who owns a Dreamcast should own it. And so should everyone else. Graphics-10/10 The visuals in RE: CV are the some of the best on the Dreamcast. The character models are r...
  • Sound With Your Record Hand
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    Turntablism - The art of manipulating / restructuring previously existing phonograph recordings to produce new, musically creative combinations of sounds using turntables and a mixer. Hamster Style - Normally a DJ setup would be configured with the right turntable playing on the right channel of the mixer and the left turntable playing on the left channel of the mixer. With a hamster style setup, however, the opposite is true. The right turntable plays through the left channel, and the left turn...
  • What Are Phonetics And Phonology
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    WHAT ARE PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY? Phonetics is the branch of linguistics that deals with the production of speech by humans and. Phonetics looks at the physical manifestation of language in sound waves: how there sounds are articulated and perceived. It is the science of speech sounds and the symbols by thick they are shown in writing and printing. This science is based on a study of all the parts of the body concerned in making speech. It includes the positions of the parts of the body necessar...
  • Speech Sounds In Several Languages
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    Use of Paralanguage and Kinesics in Everyday Life The use of kinesics and para language in everyday life is the most prominent use of persuasion we use subconsciously. They are used subconsciously because you may not know what they mean. Which can cause cultural tension if you do something that may seem harmless to you but may be a great insult to another culture. Paralanguage has many forms such as whistling which can be used by many people as a means of entertaining by whistling a song or even...
  • Franklin's Use Of Long Sentences
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    The title of this essay "Silence and the Notion of the Commons" gives the same idea of people as programmable and un programmable similar to the idea seen in the Matrix. Whereas programmable people, who are the commons, are the people inside the matrix they are also known as the sheep, the people that believe in everything they are told. The un programmable people, who are the silence, are the people outside of the matrix. Ursula Franklin uses a variety of techniques in order for the audience to...
  • Producers Of Record Albums From His Time
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    George Martin differed from most producers of record albums from his time. When he worked with the Beatles, he made the album sound the way the way they wanted it to sound instead of he wanted it to. Whatever sound that they wanted on the album, he had to go find it. The recording techniques he used had never been done before, they were breakthroughs at the time. Like in the song "Being for the benefit of Mr. Kite", he took several recordings of calliopes, organs, and other circus sounds and too...
  • Child The Long Vowel Sounds
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    PHONICS BY: Destiny Abs hire Phonics isnt a method of teaching reading; its a body of knowledge consisting of 26 letters used to symbolize about 44 English speech sounds. There are 70 most common spellings for these speech sounds. (National Right to Read Foundation). Phonetics is the science dealing with speech sounds. (Gans). Studying Phonetics means studying a phonetic alphabet, diacritical marks, technical terms, and many other scientific tools and techniques. (Heilman). Phonetics would be re...
  • Game The Object Of Champ Kong
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    CHAMP Kong, ver. 1.11 Copyright 1996 CHAMProgramming 11/13/96 | INTRODUCTION | CHAMProgramming is proud to present our latest work, CHAMP Kong! The game features superb graphics, sound, and top-notch game play that makes you feel like you " re in an arcade! A completely re-designed user interface is now easier and more powerful than before. A complete remake of the look (Thanks Dan!) and feel has created a truly enjoyable game. We hope you enjoy the results. -- -- | CREDITS | -- -- CHAMP Kong is...
  • Used As Barriers As The Dancers Fight
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    Review on Faking It by Motionhouse. Motionhouse created a seductive world of theatrical illusion and deceitful magic, where nothing is quite what it seems, in their production Faking It. The theme of the piece is supported primarily by the lighting, costume, and accompaniment but exceptionally by the movement and the set. The piece is very unique, because of this. All the above factors give me the impression that the theme is that of breaking away from evil, braking away from an intimidation to ...
  • Example Of Pavorotti's Open Sound
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    How can two well-respected singers of Italian song be compared and scrutinized based on there Italian diction. For example, when Luciano Pavorotti is compared to Mirella Freni, there is some variation of their diction, variations that also vary from the diction we learned in class this quarter. One might think that their personal backround that could account for such differences, however, they were both born in Modena in 1935 and it is even said that they shared the same "wet-nurse" (whether or ...
  • Stanza Four Oliver
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    Critical Analysis of "In Blackwater Woods" by Mary Oliver The poem", In Blackwater Woods", by Mary Oliver describes the beauty of a forest destroyed by fires. She talks about the features of the land, how they were destroyed, and the emotional loss that she still carries since it burned. In her first stanza", Look, the trees are turning their own bodies into pillars of light", describes how the fire had climbed up the trees and made them look like burning pillars. Oliver uses the verb look to gr...
  • Drums Sizes And Styles
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    Drumming is a very old tradition. Throughout pre-Christian history, drumming was used by many cultures as a medium of communication and spirituality. Today, in native culture, drumming continues to play a vital cultural and spiritual role in most native communities. Over the past few years there have been a growing number of women and men who joined in drumming rituals. The drums that are used in native culture vary in style and size and are used in various types of events and ceremonies. Drums ...

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