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Old 05-23-2017, 03:27 PM
Tico Tico is offline
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Originally Posted by Inyo View Post
That statement has an overtone of not ringing true.
Guitar is only one of many instruments.
Instruments are only one of many things that can make sound.

Overtones are basic physics of sound.
Bang two metal pipes together, or clap your hands together, stomp your boot on the floor.
Mic it and feed it into a spectrum analyzer, which displays frequency vs. amplitude.
It will show the fundamental and the overtones ... at precisely all the frequencies in the harmonic series.

The only sound with no overtones is a sine wave.

All this, of course, if your post was not just humor.

Last edited by Tico; 05-23-2017 at 03:36 PM.
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