Did you know that humans can hear sounds that range in frequency from 20 Hz on up to 20 000 Hz? And did you know that when we listen to music, we are listening to a collection of notes that differ from one another by their frequency? And did you know that various instruments have unique frequency ranges within which they can produce sounds? The following infographic by the Odd Quartet provides a wealth of amazing detail regarding the range of frequencies produced by various instruments, comparing them to the sounds played by notes within the various octaves of a piano keyboard. The infographic can be found on our Pinterest site at ...
The original source of the infographic is from the Odd Quartet's website:
Finally, to learn more about the physics of sound and music, visit The Physics Classroom's Tutorial chapter on Sound Waves and Music: