There is a person who makes sounds. I'm curious if this type of sound is considered a 3d sound. What defines a sound as 3d? When was the first 3d sound made in music? Has it always been around?

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    Are you asking about 3D sound effect, and if so, what is your particular question ? – Edwin van Mierlo Nov 5 at 7:43
  • There is no such thing as 3D sound. Humans have two ears, allowing us to only perceive sound (brain) as a combination of two point-sources of monophonic data (ears). We perceive sound as "stereo" although it can be recorded and processed in many more ways than this - mono, coincident stereo, spaced (time-delay) stereo, multi-mic, ambisonic. The term "3D" sound is simply a marketing term. If you are referring to "Virtual Reality" sound, research "Ambisonics". – Mark Nov 11 at 11:40
  • @mark - Agreed, but: There is no such thing as 3D sound. Well, technically all sound is 3D, since it fills a volume of space (-: – Jim Mack Nov 14 at 19:07
  • @JimMack "filling a volume of space" isn't justification in any way for defining 'all sound as 3d'. With reference to a 3 dimensional space, all sound sources in that space have intensity, frequency, phase and position but are themselves can be derived from point-sources. There's really no point in giving credence to what is effectively a 'marketing' term simply to add to the confusion. – Mark Nov 16 at 11:30
  • @Mark - Did your humor license expire? I guess you missed the part where I agreed with you. – Jim Mack 2 days ago

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