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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.]

timbre

/tim·bre/ (tam´ber) [Fr.] musical quality of a tone or sound.

timbre

[tim′bər]
Etymology: Fr
1 a characteristic sound quality of a voice or musical instrument, as determined by the harmonics of the sound.
2 a second metallic sound heard in aortic dilation.

tim·bre

(tam'bĕr, tămb[h])
The distinguishing quality of a sound, by which one may determine its source.
[Fr.]
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Since RC takes into account not only the loudness of a sound spectrum but also looks at tonal imbalances, an RC with a neutral spectrum can be specified.
And with his band Sound Spectrum, comprising several of his pupils, playing some of his self-penned numbers, his involvement in the local music scene continued.
Naturally from a bassist-led band there's a leaning towards to the deeper, sonorous end of the sound spectrum.
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With a total output of 520W via an eight-channel DSP-equipped amplifier, the seven-speaker system with two subwoofer channels employs advanced equalisation algorithms to recreate the sound spectrum that artists experience during studio recordings, says the company.
A similarly well-balanced sound spectrum underpinned an immensely satisfying account of Ravel's SecondDaphnis and Chloe Suite.
Usually it's group-based music from across the sound spectrum, which includes hip hop, reggae, funk, soul and rock.