[music-dsp] Paper on bandlimited analog waveform synthesis usingFM
didid at skynet.be
Wed Jan 17 01:40:35 EST 2007
> > yes we are: check this sample, both parts will look exactly the same in
> > a spectrum, only the phases of the partials are random in the first
> > part. Sounds totally different.
> > http://www.flstudio.com/gol/SawTest.wav
> Get a waveform. Apply an all-pass filter. Now listen and look at the
> waveforms. The sound is totally identical, despite that the waveforms are
> totally different (I have some problems with my PC now, that's why I
> cannot upload an example file, so you must believe me ;)
but it's not because you can mess with the phases & we can't hear the
difference, that you can affirm
"because the human ear is incapable of detecting the phase of the sine
partials in a waveform", my audio example being an example of the contrary
(only the phases of the sines are different).
> >>> I agree that sine FM feedback sounds similar, though, but the tone
> >>> isn't the same.
> >> Yep, that's why it is interesting. Do you know how boring our life
> >> were if all oscillators sounded the same?
> > but there's nothing wrong with that, I'd just wouldn't call it a
> > sawtooth
> I suppose then you wouldn't call a Waldorf Pulse or a MiniMoog 'saw' wave
> a sawtooth either. Would you?
I would call it sawtooth in a synthesizer because it talks to synthesizer
users, but I wouldn't call it sawtooth in a technical paper
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