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o·ver·tone

(ō'vĕr-tōn),
Any of the tones, other than the lowest or fundamental tone, of which a complex sound is composed.

overtone

1 any tone produced by voice or a musical instrument that is of a higher frequency than the lowest or fundamental tone of a sound.
2 a harmonic.

overtone

In music and acoustics, a harmonic.
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7) It is little surprise, then, that "polyphonic overtone singing" would be added to the list of widely varied terms used to describe the same vocal behavior.
Some authors omit overtone exercises in these higher horns.
Two reason come to mind: 1) more efficient finger motion through the line, and 2) the alternate overtone is solider, easier to hit.
CUTLINE: (1) The Overtones pose at the Can Can Room during a performance years ago.
This is the second time The Overtones had generously donated their time to perform free and they arrived early to mingle with guests and chat to everyone.
Powar added from the reports we have seen he personally thinks there was an undercurrent of race there, and other people have thought that it has been imbued with racist overtones, adding whether FIFA think that is strong enough to take action is another question entirely and they accept that it is certainly an unusual report.
From the reports we have seen I think there was an undercurrent of race there, and other people have thought that it has been imbued with racist overtones.
The circa 2002 dissolving of Rustic Overtones, in large part due to a complicated recording label fiasco, seemed to have an air of finality to it.
The Overtones, Lowry Theatre, Salford, October 18, 0870 787 5796 thelowry.
There are long cultural and moral overtones in some religions and churches about this and it's going to be something we have to go through as part of the maturation process of the nation," he said on Fox News Sunday.
This is a fantasy cleverly packaged as a modern-day mystery with Stephen King overtones and a little historical background regarding clerical corruption and the plague during the Middle Ages.
Plucking, strumming, or bowing a normal guitar string creates mathematically related sounds called harmonic overtones.