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Joe Wolfe

Acoustics Lab

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A large fraction of human culture depends on the voice, and huge industries exist to compress it, to analyse it, to synthesise it, to transmit it, to broadcast it and to fix it when it goes wrong. But how does the voice work? What are the basic physical principles of the voice?

And what about music? How does it work? And how do the instruments work, and how do they react so differently to different players?

If we've intrigued you, visit our web site or, if you are technically minded, our scientific publications list.