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Hertfordshire Centre meeting

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19:00 – 19:00 8 Oct 2008
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Lindop Building, College Lane, Hatfield, University of Hertfordshire AL10 9AB

Speakers: Dr David Sharp, Acoustics Research Group, Open University

The woodwind family of musical instruments includes the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and saxophone. Through a series of demonstrations and multimedia examples, this talk will discuss the physics of these instruments. In particular, the mechanisms by which the different instruments produce sound will be described and the reasons why each has its own characteristic tone will be explained.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: London and South East branch
Contact details: Dr Diane Crann
Tel: 07770 444 614
Email: d.crann@herts.ac.uk

http://www.iop.org/activity/branches/London_and_South_East/index.html


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