[linux-audio-user] ams PCM input?

David Cournapeau cournape at enst.fr
Tue Jan 18 23:56:59 EST 2005


Spencer Russell wrote:

>I've been thinking that a pitch-to-midi converter would be a
>handy tool for those of us who play instruments other than piano.
>I imagine it can't be much harder than breaking the signal down
>into its component frequencies, and figuring out what the
>greatest common factor is of the frequency peaks. There are
>probably other considerations that I'm not thinking about off the
>top of my head, but it seems like a doable project, if nothing
>like that exists already.
>
It is way more difficult than that. Finding the pitch of a signal, even 
monophonic, is *very* tricky, for real instruments.

David


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