Timbre:  Also known as tone quality or tone color, it is the perceived sound quality of a given note.

Simpler Definition:  Timbre is the difference in sound between two instruments, i.e. a guitar and a piano playing the same note at the same volume.


Video Explanations:

Video: What is Timbre? | Beginner | Music Production | Berklee Online

Video: What is Tone Color? (Timbre)

Video: What is Timbre?


Written Articles:

Article: Timbre: How to Change Your Tone with Your Picking Hand

Article: Hear the Difference: Timbre, Texture, and Tone


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