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ON THE PITCH OF MUSICAL SOUNDS.           43
To ascertain the wave length of any given soundóDivide the velocity of sound by its vibration number.
The wave length of any given sound, increases with the tem≠perature.
The temperature remaining constant, the length of the sound wave determines the pitch of the sound produced.
The range of musical pitch is from about 40 to 4,000 vibrations per second.