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timbre

 [tam´ber] (Fr.)
the musical quality of a tone or sound.

tim·bre

(tim'bĕr, tam'bĕr),
The distinguishing quality of a sound, by which one may determine its source, for example, type of musical instrument, voice of a person based principally on the distribution of overtones.
Synonym(s): tone color
[Fr.]

tim·bre

(tam'bĕr, tămb[h])
The distinguishing quality of a sound, by which one may determine its source.
[Fr.]
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Both parts in Murail's score are scrupulously notated, with detailed directions for the correct ondes timbre, control of dynamics with the knee lever, and alternation between the keyboard and the ribbon.
His work, in general, has been very little known; Editorial Minerva published the first publication of Suenan Timbres in 1926; and the second published in 1976 printed by the Colombian Institute of Culture-fifty years of advertising solitude-.
This first series of timbres forms a contrast with that which cheerful feelings produce, or also the frightful feelings, but which are given up without coercion.
2) Un mayor grado de contraste entre los timbres de las melodias de un dictado a dos voces da lugar a mayores probabilidades de exito en la transcripcion de las mismas.
The second set of reasons (whose promoter was mostly Martienssen) is mostly psychological: "independent of the fact that it is Tetzel or the great pianists proving the existence of piano colour that are right, the instrument should be treated as if it were able to produce sounds having different timbres" (Balan 1966: 63).
Ces timbres, devraient incarner la pensee et la tendance culturelles de la poste, qui se declare comme etant un temoin des evenements importants survenus au Royaume, tout au long des annees passees.
Mis au courant de l'activite suspecte d'une personne, les fins limiers de la police judiciaire ont mene une discrete surveillance avant de l'apprehender avec en sa possession 8.446 faux timbres fiscaux dont 46 de 300 dirhams chacun, 7.650 autres de couleur bleue de 20 dirhams et 750 du meme montant mais de couleur rose, soit une valeur totale de 181.800 dirhams, selon la meme source.
On timbre, music interaction and extended instruments
"Hay diferentes tipos de servicio, desde solo vender el timbre hasta aquellos que ofrecen paginas en las cuales se realizan consultas de cuantos timbres se emitieron, correos a los clientes, guardar la informacion por cinco anos como estipula la tey, entre otros", comento el vocero de AEM.
Multidimensional perceptual scaling of musical timbres. Journal Acoustical Society of America, 61: 1270-1277.
Les questions d'identite et d'economie doivent etre vues dans un contexte colonial et les timbres amphoriques ainsi que les inscriptions peintes en Bretagne sont etudies a la lumiere de la theorie sociale post-coloniale.
El revuelo causado por los timbres, segun Valdiosera, lejos de perjudicar a la historieta, la beneficio: --La editorial reimprimio la coleccion completa desde el numero uno y aumento el tiraje de las nuevas aventuras, pues la demanda se multiplico de una semana a otra --asegura.