coloration

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Synonyms for coloration

the timbre of a musical sound

choice and use of colors (as by an artist)

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Varying shades of browns and greys are created with tea, natural woods, nut colourations and burned shades of henna, whilst dark blues and greys are created from Indian woods.
Neither of these byproducts should pose a significant problem for most colourations, since cobalt colourants are extremely potent and used in relatively small amounts, unless the cobalt colourant is extremely impure.
The players certainly responded to conductor Kay's colourations - the Pastoral Symphony, for example, was serene, fairly legato and faded almost to a whisper.