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Alexis Guilloteau 1
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LMA - Laboratoire de Mécanique et d'Acoustique [Marseille] : UPR7051
Abstract : Single reed instruments conception process developed by instrument makers, is essentially based on empirical laws obtained from their interaction with musicians. Some of the subjectives criteria seems to be defined by both acoustic descriptors(like playing frequency, radiating spectrum and musical dynamics for exemple) and the ease of their control. Present knowledges in guided wave propagation in tone hole lattice are a necessary background to explain linear behavior of the clarinet. We aim to develop an optimisation method for clarinet geometrical variables in a way to reach the best objective translation of the clarinetists appraisal criteria. Then, the followed heuristic in this study consist in the enhancement of the acoustic behavior laws in parallel with the development of objective criteria after each logical clarinet making, until their experimental validation. The collaborative work with an instrument maker, helps us to make 2 prototypes with each specific procedure depicted in this document.
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Alexis Guilloteau. CONCEPTION D'UNE CLARINETTE LOGIQUE. Acoustique [physics.class-ph]. Aix-Marseille Université (AMU); LMA CNRS UPR 7051, 2015. Français. ⟨tel-01518434⟩



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