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The difference between musical sound and noise are:

Musical Sound:

  • A sound which produces a pleasant effect on our mind is called musical sound. Singing of songs, sound produced by musical instruments etc is musical sound.
  • It has intensity.
  • It has pitch.
  • It has quality.
  • It is periodic.


  • A sound which produces an unpleasant effect on our mind is called noise. Horn of car, murmuring of students in class etc are noise.
  • It has no intensity.
  • It has no pitch.
  • It has no quality.
  • It is not periodic.
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