[sdiy] Shifting just intonation

Quincas Moreira quincas at gmail.com
Mon Nov 6 02:59:40 CET 2023


Sy77, Yamaha from the 90s is tuneable as well. Many old synths are, there’s
a list in the scala website

https://www.huygens-fokker.org/scala/


On Sun 5 Nov 2023 at 19:42 brianw <brianw at audiobanshee.com> wrote:

> The Ensoniq EPS from 1988 has tunings that can be saved and loaded. The
> technology doesn't require a modern instrument, but it's certainly possible
> for any modern instrument to support alternate tunings - unless they decide
> it would confuse users.
>
> Brian
>
>
> On Nov 5, 2023, at 11:07 AM, Tom Wiltshire <tom at electricdruid.net> wrote:
> > The more recent Korg SV-2 stage piano also provides two user-definable
> tuning presets which allow you to define the exact pitch of every not on
> the keyboard. You could do just intonation or quarter-tones or whatever you
> like. Clearly two presets isn't enough to try every key, but it's a start!
> > (the provided options are standard equal temperament and various
> stretch-tuning options to suit the sounds in the ROM).
> >
> > Just one example - I expect quite a few modern instruments have this
> sort of option buried somewhere...
> >
> > Tom
> >
> > On 5 Nov 2023, at 15:48, Donald Tillman <don at till.com> wrote:
> >> It has always been easy to tweak the tuning on a harpsichord.
> >>
> >> Even easier on a Hohner Clavinet (front panel, screwdriver).
> >>
> >> The digital Yamaha DX-7 II (from 35 years ago) has completely
> user-settable scales.
>
>
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