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ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 4) Popular groups or performers create special tone color. This makes them unique. Therefore, we can quickly identify their songs... Music as Medicine

ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 4)

Popular groups or performers create special tone color. This makes them unique. Therefore, we can quickly identify their songs when we hear just a few notes. Human beings are good at hearing differences in tone color. We can tell people apart just by their voices. “That’s Michael’s voice!” Popular music appeals to our special sense of tone color, so Levitin says, “Pop musicians compose with timbre.” Modern popular music is an experience in tone color.

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