[sdiy] Polymoog resonator question

Tom Wiltshire tom at electricdruid.net
Fri Oct 12 12:22:24 CEST 2018



> On 12 Oct 2018, at 10:34, Matthias Herrmann <Matthias.Herrmann at jeppesen.com> wrote:
> 
>>> On 11 Oct 2018, at 18:31, Rutger Vlek <rutgervlek at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> That video is also my sole reason for wanting a resonator. I'd actually hope
>> for the resonator to also be able to track keyboard moderately well to
>> (optionally) maintain a fixed interval between notes played and resonant
>> frequencies.
>> 
>> That’s possibly useful, but missing the point of a resonator, I’d say. The idea
>> is that we’re modelling the resonances of a instrument body in some way,
>> and those are fixed for a given instrument. That’s a key part of what gives
>> one instrument a different character from another.
> 
> In my experience voltage controlling resonators IS useful, you can form some kind of vowel-like sounds.

Ok, the human body is an interesting case! It’s an instrument body that *can* change dynamically!

T.




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