mtof

Convert a MIDI note number to frequency

Description

mtof performs MIDI-note-number to frequency conversion. Frequency is reported in Hertz (Hz).

Arguments

None.

Messages

int MIDI-note-number (0 through 127) [int]
A MIDI note number value from 0 to 127. The corresponding frequency is sent out the outlet.
float MIDI-note-number (0 through 127) [float]
A MIDI note number value from 0 to 127. The corresponding frequency is sent out the outlet.
list MIDI note list [list]
A list of MIDI note numbers. Corresponding frequency values for each list item are sent out the outlet.

Attributes

Name Type g/s Description
base float Sets the "base frequency" used when calculating frequency values (e.g., A = 440.). The default is 440.

Information for box attributes common to all objects

Output

float: The frequency corresponding to the received MIDI pitch value.

Examples

Use MIDI note number to provide frequency value for an oscillator

See Also

Name Description
expr Evaluate a mathematical expression
ftom Convert frequency to a MIDI note number