Learn the science of sound by watching strings, reeds, and drum heads in action.
This video explains the role each guitar string plays, and a demonstration of how a coupled set of string’s “unison” property effects overall sound fullness while playing chords.
This video highlights the vibration and the oscillation involved with each note played on a guitar using nylon strings.
Brandie Suchevich explains the role a reed has in the sound produced by a clarinet.
Gary Smulyan demonstrates how the use of different reeds affects the overall tonality of a baritone saxophone.
Watching a drum head in slow motion:
Informative video about how drum heads work, their application, differences in sounds/harmonics, and the significance of preparation to its sound.