Download Your Free Music Production Handbook Now: Earn Your Music Production Degree Online with Berklee: In this video, Berklee Online instructor Erin Barra takes us through the concept of timbre. This term means the distinguishing characteristic that differentiates one sound from another, despite the fact that they might be playing the same frequency with the same amplitude. Another word for timbre is tone. Erin showcases how to differentiate the distinct characteristic between sounds. About Erin Barra: Erin Barra is an educator, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist, and music technology consultant. She is an associate professor in the Songwriting department at Berklee College of Music and is one of the leading product specialists for the Berlin-based music software company Ableton. She works with artists and bands looking to integrate laptops and digital technologies into their writing, production and stage setups, and has developed and taught several music technology curriculums. About Berklee Online: Berklee Online is the continuing education division of Berklee College of Music, delivering online access to Berklee’s acclaimed curriculum from anywhere in the world, offering online courses, certificate programs, and degree programs. Contact an Academic Advisor today: 1-866-BERKLEE (US) 1-617-747-2146 (international callers) [email protected] Loudon Stearns | Erin Barra | Ableton Live Techniques: Synthesis | Ableton Live | Music Production | Tips & Tricks | Ableton Lesson | Simpler | Timbre | Tone | Synthesis | Berklee | Berklee Online | Berklee College of Music