There are many definitions of treble. For example the highest voice part in harmonic music, a high pitched or shrill voice, tone or sound, the upper half of the whole vocal or instrumental tonal range…
Let’s see what it means when we talk about Treble
According to Wikipedia treble refers to tones whose frequency or range is at the higher end of human hearing. That definition leads us to a new one, frequency.
Sound propagates in air or other substances. In general, frequency components of a sound determine it colour and timbre. A human ear can hear a limited specific range of frequencies; the audible range is about 20 Hz and 20 kHz. Did you know the older you are, the less treble you can hear?
In music treble corresponds to high notes, and some examples could be a soprano voice, flute tones, piccolos. Here you have an example of treble, Maria Callas, one of the best sopranos of all time, and her high notes.
The term treble comes from the Latin triplum and it was used in 13th century to indicate the third and highest range. Treble have frequencies from 2.048 kHz – 16.384 kHz and it is the counterpart to bass sound… We will talk about it soon on our blog too.
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