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Wolf tone
also called a "wolf"

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  1. is produced when a played note matches the natural resonating frequency of the body of a musical instrument, producing a sustaining sympathetic artificial overtone that amplifies and expands the frequencies of the original note, frequently accompanie

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 7, 2009
  2. Wolf tones are usually only noticed on bowed instruments, most notably the cello and surrounding violin family, since the tones produced are played for much longer periods, and thus are easier to hear

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  3. A similar phenomenon is the wolf interval, usually between E flat and G sharp, of the various non-circulating temperaments

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