[sdiy] Steel drum synth

Tom May tom at tommay.net
Fri Jun 21 21:31:28 CEST 2002


"John L Marshall" <john.l.marshall at gte.net> writes:

> Hmmmm! Might call for a ring modulator or FM. I hear non-harmonic partials
> that change with time.

The upper partials are no doubt non-harmonic, but the lower partials
are actually tuned by the maker.

Check out this 176 page online book about making and tuning a pan:

http://www.musikmuseet.se/pan/tuning/pdf/index.html

Tom.

> Take care,
> John
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tim Ressel" <madhun2001 at yahoo.com>
> To: "Synth-Diy" <synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl>
> Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2002 10:49 PM
> Subject: [sdiy] Steel drum synth
> 
> 
> > Yo,
> >
> > Golly I wish I had a working synth. I was listening to
> > some steel drums played slowly, and wondered once
> > again what the patch would look like. It sounded
> > distorted, maybe saw + square mix? Then some filter
> > action like someone saying the first part of "ouch".
> > Perhaps two sig paths: one BP and one LP??
> >
> > Anybody?
> >
> > --TR
> >
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