http://www.michaelschutz.net/perception.html

Here is Mike Schutz’s research on how visual information that you give off during performance has an audible impact on the listener.

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http://www.lafavre.us/tuning-marimba.htm

Jeff’s marimba tuning page is the most detailed and authoritative source on the internet for how a marimba makes sound! There are loads of graphics and how the different overtones are produced.

My absolute favorite part of the page is about halfway down called “Waveforms of complex tones”. It breaks down the 3 main overtones that you hear when you strike a marimba bar.

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The Happy Xylophone!

NOTE: Clicking the link downloads a PDF file. Here is a really fascinating article brought to you by Mike Schutz and others about how the xylophone is inherently happy! :)

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Shimon the marimba playing robot!

You have to check this out :)


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