DEV Community

Discussion on: Acoustic activity recognition in JavaScript

josepjaume profile image
Josep Jaume Rey

Notes are just particular frequencies that are given a name. In any case, the tone you're using is a bit off.

Thread Thread
techpeace profile image
Matt Buck

Traditionally, that's referred to as timbre. It's the volume of specific frequencies in a note's harmonic series that account for differences in timbre in pitched instruments. Here's a great video explaining how that works.