Journal Forum

Synthetic Reverberator - January 1960
1 comment

Multichannel Sound Reproduction Quality Improves with Angular Separation of Direct and Reflected Sounds - June 2015
1 comment

Clean Audio for TV broadcast: An Object-Based Approach for Hearing-Impaired Viewers - April 2015

Access Journal Forum

AES E-Library

Vibrato Experiments with Bassoon Sounds by Means of the Digital Pulse Forming Synthesis and Analysis Framework

Document Thumbnail

The perceived naturalness of real and synthesized bassoon vibrato sounds is investigated in a listening test. The stimuli were generated by means of a currently developed synthesis and analysis framework for wind instrument sounds, based on the pulse forming theory. The framework allows controlling amplitude and frequency parameters at many different stages during the sound production process. Applying an ANOVA and Tukey HSD test it could be shown that timbre modulation (a combined pulse width and cycle duration modulation) is an important factor for the perceived naturalness of bassoon vibrato sounds. Obtained results may be useful for sound synthesis as well as in the field of timbre research.

AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:

Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!

Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Google+   YouTube   RSS News Feeds  
AES - Audio Engineering Society