TONE A sound produced by regular vibrations of air. 4 properties: –Pitch –Duration - Volume - Quality or Timbre COMPONENTS OF TONE Pitch - Refers to the highness or lowness of tonal sound. COMPONENTS OF TONE Duration - Determined by the length of time the vibration is sustained. COMPONENTS OF TONE Intensity of Volume - degree of softness or loudness of tones. COMPONENTS OF TONE Timbre or Quality - refers to the quality which enables us to distinguish one sound from another and an instrument from another.