Spectrogram
This spectrogram denotes duration of phones (sounds in a language) in a line of Somali poetry. The shading indicates duration of complete syllables for the purpose of transcribing musical note durations.

Spectrogram
This spectrogram represents pitch in the same line of poetry in absolute hertz. (Note the transfer of shading from the first spectrogram.) Hertz are converted mathematically to cents for the purpose of musical note pitches. A complete transcription appears above the spectrogram: metrical symbols, musical notes, and words of a poem.

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