It may just be in a few cases, but in the case of a flute, a higher pitch appears to come with a perceived higher volume. Is this simply because you need to put more energy into the flute to get a ...
I understand that when you pluck a guitar string, then a bunch of harmonic frequencies are produced rather than just the frequency of the desired note. If this is true, why does C2 sound so different ...
Close ended instruments have twice the wavelength, because the wave must travel twice the distance to repeat itself. Why must a wave reach a lower density medium (air in this case) to repeat? When ...