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In music editing, what is the difference between these two terms? Both involve overlaying some track onto another, but I don't see the difference, even though I am told by my professor there is one. Could anybody explain this to me?

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    'Splicing' is a throwback to the days of tape, and physically cutting/taping together pieces of tape. Thus this refers to the sequencing of audio. 'Superimposition', I'd imagine from the sound of it, refers to 'multitracking' - recording the audio of two sources simultaneously, so that you hear both recordings at the same time. – Darren Ringer Feb 9 '15 at 23:01
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With spliced, you hear one then the other.

spliced

With superimposed, you hear both at the same time.

superimposed

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