Creating musical sounds
How do different instruments produce the sounds we classify as music? How do we decide whether something – a piano, a vacuum cleaner – is actually a musical instrument? In this unit we investigate the way vibrations and sound waves are harnessed to create music.
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Sounds of English - Making Sounds
Sounds of English - Making Sounds
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1 Aims of Creating musical sounds
How do different instruments produce the sounds we classify as music? How do we decide whether something – a piano, a vacuum cleaner – is actually a musical instrument? In this unit we investigate the way vibrations and sound waves are harnessed to create music.
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12.2 Interaural time delays: non-continuous sounds
Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This unit will enable you to relate what you read to your own sensory experiences – and indeed many of the questions asked have exactly that function. This unit will be best understood by those with some biological understanding.
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1.2 Disentangling sounds
What does ‘attention’ mean to you? This unit will help you to examine how we ‘pay attention’. How do we manage to single out sounds and images that require attention and how easy is it to distract someone and why?
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1.3 Attending to sounds
What does ‘attention’ mean to you? This unit will help you to examine how we ‘pay attention’. How do we manage to single out sounds and images that require attention and how easy is it to distract someone and why?
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"This Is Not What It Sounds Like On TV:" Carol Mirman on the 1970 Kent State Shootings
When the United States invaded Cambodia in 1970, college campuses around the country erupted in the most violent, disruptive set of antiwar demonstrations of the entire Vietnam period. The FBI listed 1,785 student demonstrations and 313 building occupations during the 1969-1970 school year. At Kent ...
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5. Sounds and Senses: How We Hear and When We Don't (February 9, 2010)
science, biology, medicine, physician, doctor, biochemistry, anatomy, technology, communication, auditory, hearing loss, sense, physician, ear, cochlea, canal, sound, air, vibration, fluid, middle inner, noise, decibel, explosion, frequency, tumor, head,
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10. Composing With Sounds and Images (December 5, 2008)
technology, computer, people, design, music, intermedia artist, composer, art, audiovisual, audio, video, animation, synergy, image, sound, piano, pianist, rhythm, composition, instrument
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Lecture 20: Language: Sounds, symbols, and concepts
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Episode 23 – Sounds like tech spirit

I was in the museum’s collection store the other day, the one that houses a lot of technology items, and wondered what it would sound like if it came alive at midnight. Would it be a noisy place? The historic clocks would chime, the wind-up toys would clatter and buzz, the industrial machines would hum a rhythmic bass and some old computers game would beep and bop while the phonograph players would wind-up waltz. Then again, it might be such a cacophony that it would sound like the pots
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Episode 25 – Two words... sounds like... auditory illusions

Optical illusions are always great entertainment. It’s so amazing that our eyes and brains distort signals to the point where seeing is no longer quite believing. You’ll never guess what I found in the museum collections stores; a cassette tape of auditory illusions, among the files of a retired curator. When you listen to this podcast you will need stereo headphones or stereo speakers to get the full effect of the auditory illusions. One illusion is so amazing that everyone in th
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wh - sounds like 'w'
Slide show showing words that make the wh sound.  Children can watch the video and then try to write as many wh words they can can.

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Sounds Good - Audio Feedback
online resources from the JISC funded Sounds Good project. Can digital audio be used to give students quicker, better feedback on their work? That was the central question for the ‘Sounds Good’ project. We were based at Leeds Metropolitan University and operated between January 2008 and February 2009. Originally intended as a six-month pilot project, funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), we started with a team of about 15 teachers in a range of disciplines expl
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Animals - Vocabulary and Sounds
A vocabulary flashcard presentation about animals. A computerized voice reads the name of an animal, followed by a picture with the animal making a characteristic sound (e.g., a lion roaring). Suitable for toddlers and for EFL students (read, listen and repeat)  Animation and sound are only fair. (2:04)
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The Sounds of Silence (student film trailer)
California State University Media Arts Festival, Best of Show Rosebud Award winner. Screenplay by Joseph Umana and Shirley Kim of Cinema and Television Arts. (Re-uploaded with music.)
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Duke doctors warn that the sounds of summer can cause long-term hearing damage
Sun exposure is public enemy number one when it comes to damaging byproducts of summer fun. But too much exposure to the sounds of summer can also cause long-term damage. Otolaryngologists at Duke University Medical Center say listening to any sound above 80 decibels for too long can damage hearing. 80 db is the approximate level of the dial tone coming out of an old land-line phone. Sounds higher than that can cause cumulative hearing damage that might not show up for years, even decades.
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Polar: Sounds of the Magnetosphere
This collection of sounds contains recordings of five types of electromagnetic or radio emissions produced by the magnetosphere. The sounds are accompanied by written descriptions of how they are propagated and by spectrograms which provide a graphic display of their frequency distributions.
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Sounds of the ABCs
In this project, you will review the sounds of the first 5 letters of the alphabet. After you review the sounds, you will pick two pictures that start with the same sound. Do you know your alphabet?
Author(s): Ms. Allpass

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