alteration

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the process or result of making or becoming different

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It is an ostinato, has one chromatically altered pitch, and is played initially on the pedals, but that is not quite the same thing.
Altered pitches on the natural horn are approached in two ways: equalize the tone between open and covered notes, or emphasize the timbre differences created by the various degrees of hand stopping We have the ability as modern players to convey sound characteristics of the hand horn in a way that honors our tradition and history while embracing technological advances in instrument design.
But his emotionally restrained and sometimes eccentric performances--in which he altered pitches, inserted extra repeats, and interpreted pieces in an idiosyncratic manner--were controversial.
Hike C--piercink B-flat and A--penetrating and harsh G--bright F, E, and E-flat--adaptable and versatile D--suitable for simple melodies C--cumbersome Low B-flat--melancholy and religious Altered pitches on the natural horn are approached in two ways: equalize the tone between open and covered notes, or emphasize the timbre differences created by the various degrees of hand stopping.
While we work toward centering the altered pitches in slow passages, they can be treated as merely an open or closed pitch during fast passages.