Origin of timbre
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The first predicts, from a passage of text, the broad strokes of what a speaker will sound like—including accent, pitch, and timbre.AI voice actors sound more human than ever—and they’re ready to hire|Karen Hao|July 9, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Now the original question — how much you care about getting as many people as possible who are eligible to vote to actually do so — takes on a new timbre.Expanding voting is not simply the political inverse of limiting voting|Philip Bump|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
He has a voice not dissimilar in timbre and penetrative ability to the incredibly annoying comedian Stephen Merchant.
The power, timbre, and range of her voice made her performance the best part of the night.I'm Not Country or Pop. I'm Just Pure Garth Brooks.|David Masciotra|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The cat ceased snarling and presently began a loud purring which seemed to increase in timbre as he stroked her.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You can see this poetry realized in the timbre and pace of the “mad as hell” speech.Paddy Chayefsky: The Dark Prophet of ‘Network’ News|Tim Teeman|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each of the clones behaves in her own unique way, each with her own distinctive body language, timbre, and sensibilities.Emmy Awards’ Dark Horse Nominee: Tatiana Maslany of ‘Orphan Black’|Jace Lacob|June 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was not an ordinary blast, but had a peculiarly musical timbre, very much like the note of a mouth-organ.
He had the gift of telling a story: some peculiar timbre in the voice, some direct dramatic touch.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
This variety in the shape of the waves results in the difference in timbre between various tones.
Carrying the same principle into song, we find that a voice naturally shows the timbre appropriate to the mood.
Her voice was a modified edition of her mother's, lazy, rich and sweet, but with keener timbre.Southern Hearts|Florence Hull Winterburn