Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music

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To: Patrick Shirkey <pshirkey@...>
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Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 4:02 am

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On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 9:09 AM, Patrick Shirkey wrote:

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One of my major uses is to teach a class singing with a score software like
nted or musescore. [Or else I am at the piano]

My attempts are more than a few years old so my memory is foggy...
timidity has some tuning support poorly documented.
It has some 3 ways of re-tuning -- pitch-bend, and 2 'batch-modes's -- the
details I forget
The pitch bend sounded horrible and different on linux and windows.
The two 'batch-modes' -- the sysex option (if thats what its called) I
could not figure out at all. The 'load-a-scala-file' seemed to work
somewhat but I could not figure out some parameters.

Fluidsynth I could not make any sense of.
My problem is that I was brought up on an (old) steinway. So when a
software is built analogically to some hardware that is assumed to be
familiar to all, I dont know where to start...

[I am off tomorrow to a camp where I am musician/music teacher. So I may
reply after 10 days. Hope thats ok]

Rusi

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On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 9:09 AM, Patrick=
Shirkey <pshirkey@boosthardware.com> wrote:

On Thu, February 21, 2013 2:10 pm, Rustom Mody wrote:

> Personally I can say that after I got my keyboards with a handful of

e of

Do you mean you would like to have a keyboard app that has pres=
et
sample/tuning for various different scales?

It's certainly possible to create your own now but I haven;t come acros=
s
an app that takes on that functionality yet.

It might be a nice addition to CMKeyboard if someone else hasn't alread=
y
started/finished.
One of my major uses is to teach a=
class singing with a score software like nted or musescore. [Or else I am =
at the piano]My attempts are more than a few years old so my memory=
is foggy...
timidity has some tuning support poorly documented.It has some 3 ways o=
f re-tuning -- pitch-bend, and 2 'batch-modes's -- the details I fo=
rgetThe pitch bend sounded horrible and different on linux and windows.=

The two 'batch-modes' -- the sysex option (if thats what its called=
) I could not figure out at all.=A0 The 'load-a-scala-file' seemed =
to work somewhat but I could not figure out some parameters.Fluidsy=
nth I could not make any sense of.
My problem is that I was brought up on an (old) steinway. So when a softwar=
e is built analogically to some hardware that is assumed to be familiar to =
all, I dont know where to start...[I am off tomorrow to a camp wher=
e I am musician/music teacher. So I may reply after 10 days. Hope thats ok]=

Rusi-- http://www.the-magus.inhttp://blog.languager.org

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[LAU] The Psychology of Music, david, (Fri Feb 8, 7:43 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Stephen Stubbs, (Fri Feb 8, 1:56 pm)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Alf Haakon Lund, (Mon Feb 18, 5:39 pm)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Chris Bannister, (Tue Feb 19, 4:31 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, david, (Wed Feb 20, 8:12 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Alf Haakon Lund, (Wed Feb 20, 7:59 pm)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, david, (Thu Feb 21, 6:13 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Feb 20, 11:14 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Alf Haakon Lund, (Wed Feb 20, 8:02 pm)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, david, (Mon Feb 18, 7:05 pm)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, David Baron, (Mon Feb 18, 6:55 pm)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, david, (Sat Feb 9, 5:25 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Folderol, (Sat Feb 9, 9:05 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, david, (Sun Feb 10, 3:04 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, David L. Craig, (Fri Feb 8, 3:11 pm)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Rustom Mody, (Tue Feb 19, 3:22 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Stephen Stubbs, (Tue Feb 19, 1:57 pm)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Paul Davis, (Tue Feb 19, 2:14 pm)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Neil, (Thu Feb 21, 1:21 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Rustom Mody, (Thu Feb 21, 3:10 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Patrick Shirkey, (Thu Feb 21, 3:39 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Rustom Mody, (Thu Feb 21, 4:02 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, david, (Sat Feb 9, 5:18 am)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, Len Ovens, (Fri Feb 8, 2:57 pm)
Re: [LAU] The Psychology of Music, david, (Sat Feb 9, 5:22 am)