MUSIC THEORY – What is the Difference Between a Noise and a Note?07:48

  • 3,709 views

MUSIC THEORY – What is the Difference Between a Noise and a Note?

by | Oct 27, 2017 | BASICS, MUSIC THEORY

MUSIC THEORY – What is the Difference Between a Noise and a Note?

In this music theory animated tutorial made by Walk That Bass, you are going to learn the difference between a noise and a note. Both noise and notes are mixtures of sound waves at different frequencies. A note is made up of a ripple pattern which repeats itself over and over again in an ‘ordered’ way. While a noise is made up of individual ripples which have no relationship to each other and do not repeat – and so are ‘disordered’.

If an object moves, it causes a disturbance in the surrounding air which ripples out as soundwaves. If the object vibrates with a fast and repeating pattern, like a string, then the sound waves will be evenly-spaced and regular; that is, the air particles are squeezed together into evenly-spaced waves.

These evenly-spaced, regular sound waves are heard as notes with distinct pitches. But, if you drop a vase or slam a door shut, you hear a noise which is made up of a lot of unrelated frequencies with no repeating pattern – and so will be a heard as noise with no defined pitch. To be a note, it doesn’t really matter how complicated the individual ripples are, as long as the pattern repeats itself.

MY OPINION

Anoter really interesting and well produced tutorial from our friend Walk That Bass. Don’t forget to support the work of this guy  !

Level : Beginner

  • MUSIC THEORY – What is the Difference Between a Noise and a Note?
  • Tutorial Duration = 7min47sec  

Follow Walk That Bass

You can support and follow Walk That Bass by clicking on the buttons below :



Follow CommunicaSOUND

You can support this website by liking CommunicaSOUND on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Instagram. CommunicaSOUND selects only the best free tutorials for learning music theory, instruments and music production.

If you find this website useful, you would be awesome to spread the word to your musician friends. Peace

MORE MUSIC PRODUCTION TUTORIALS?

We have other free useful music production tutorials on the website. Just click on the tutorial you want to watch ! Enjoy 🙂

LOGIC PRO – Flex Pitch Algorithm and Vocal Tuning

Watch this tutorial

MUSIC THEORY – Beats and Just Noticeable Difference

Watch this tutorial

ABLETON LIVE – Simpler – The Best Tutorial You Will Ever Find

Watch this tutorial

GUITAR – Blues Scale Changes – The Major Blues Roadmap

Watch this tutorial

Blues Piano Tutorial – Using Multiple Blues Scales

Watch this tutorial

FL STUDIO – How to Mix your Vocals using the native Plugins

Watch this tutorial

BLUES PIANO TUTORIAL – Four Tasty Blues Licks

Watch this tutorial

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY OF PRODUCERS, MUSICIANS & DJs

CommunicaSOUND selects the best free tutorials for learning music production and gives you the best tips to improve your musical knowledge.

Go To Facebook