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microtonal midi keyboard in max msp

September 19, 2012 | 6:00 pm

hey
i would like to make a microtonal midi keyboard that every key has a slider, where i can slide every individual pitch 100 cents up and down. i couldn’t find out how to. could anyone help me with it?
thank you!


September 19, 2012 | 6:45 pm

would you like to have 127 sliders ? it would be difficult to control . u need to consider the size for the slider in case you want to see and touch them in a comfort way .

i would use just one slider and recall its state for every key . take a look how i approached it

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have fun


September 20, 2012 | 1:02 am

yes, that is what i want! it doesnt matter, how man times i have it there.


September 20, 2012 | 6:10 am

this isn’t how you should do it, but it is a way to do it. i’d imagine a non-signal based solution would involve coll in place of the peek~/index~ combo. i patch this way cause i like to and i was bored. adjust to taste and enjoy.

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September 20, 2012 | 6:16 am

and here’s a quick revision where the note adjustments span octaves with 12 sliders total (C is shifted the same no matter where it’s played, etc)

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i’ve been playing around with just intonation myself these days. i load the buffers with ratios instead and multiply frequencies by the index~ output. just another idea.


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