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Name: Sound Amplitude and Musical Dynamics
ID: m12372
Language: English (en)
Summary: The amplitude of the sound waves are described in music as dynamic levels. Unlike scientific measures of amplitude, dynamics describe the perceived loudness of the music.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: acoustics, amplitude, dynamics, loudness, music, sound waves, waves
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Maintainers: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.7 (history)
First publication date: Sep 1, 2004 2:22 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Oct 1, 2011 3:20 pm +0000

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Version History

Version: 1.8 Jan 18, 2013 7:09 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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updated links

Version: 1.7 Oct 1, 2011 3:20 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones Currently viewing this version.
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link to blog

Version: 1.6 Mar 11, 2011 10:44 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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removed from survey

Version: 1.5 Apr 12, 2010 10:40 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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linked to survey

Version: 1.4 Jan 4, 2010 2:33 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Added Google analytics code

Version: 1.3 Dec 28, 2009 12:15 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Changed metadata to make content of module clearer, and p=quiet, not soft.

Version: 1.2 Jan 5, 2006 1:20 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Updated links

Version: 1.1 Sep 10, 2004 12:25 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Breaking m11060 into smaller modules.

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