Correct, but when it comes to recording the sound of that particular violin
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On Mon, Dec 24, 2012 at 9:27 AM, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
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Violins (and many other instruments) can and do produce harmonics
above 20 kHz. As long as these are vibrations inside the instrument
they could even interact in non-linear ways and produce something that
is audible. Once they are 'in the air', they don't interact and=
can't hear them.
Correct, but when it comes to recordin=
g the sound of that particular violin you don't need to capture the ult=
rasonic frequencies, just what we can hear for it to be a perfect reproduct=
ion for the listener.=A0 I was simplifying things a little in my explanatio=
n, as in the end only what we can hear makes up any of the identifying info=
rmation about the instrument, which you obviously state later on.