Examples of timbre in a Sentence
the timbre of his voice
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The group has more than enough firepower with four members, whose vocals quickly become distinctive after a few listens: Hernandez’ brassiness, Kordei’s muscle, Jauregui’s clear-as-glass timbre and Hansen’s diva-size belting.
The most unusual offering of the night was new composition by Xiaogang Ye for string quartet and pipa, a Chinese lute with a banjo-like timbre.
The calls of mature male elephant seals are also distinctive in their rhythm and tone quality (also called timbre), and do not change.
But Gold plucks the text’s subtler strings, teases out its quieter themes, creating full-bodied chords that have a rich, haunting timbre.
When combining the influence of those Southern musical staples with his skills on the guitar and harmonica, and in harmony with his indomitable band, Grey's timbre is both cathartic and invigorating.
Raindamage, which dropped in February, deploys electronics with greater effect, reinforcing a denser, more aggressive timbre from the quartet.
An abrupt beginning of glowering brass and rattled bows released into an interlacing texture of sliding harmonics, bowed metal and muted brass, the wind timbres mixing and refracting.
Honeyed timbres support their back-road-folk influences in songs about heartache and home towns.
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TIMBRE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of timbre for English Language Learners
: the quality of the sound made by a particular voice or musical instrument
medical Definition of timbre
timbralplay \ˈtam-brəl, ˈtim-\ adjective
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