[LAD] Listing lowest and highest frequencies in a track?

Jens M Andreasen jens.andreasen at comhem.se
Wed Sep 5 10:57:22 UTC 2012

On Fri, 2012-08-31 at 20:11 +0000, Fons Adriaensen wrote:

> Human hearing easily violates the 'uncertainty principle', and it
> can do this by making assumptions about the signal (such as the
> one made above). If a 50 Hz bass note is a quarter tone (1.5 Hz)
> out of tune, we can easily hear this even if the bass plays more
> than 1.5 notes per second.

If it was 50Hz and nothing else (a sine) you wouldn't notice, but when
the soup is served, it comes with harmonics extending at least 10 x base
frequency - and that is what you hear

> Ciao,

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