Author: Walter Mantovani

MIDI output

Let’s see one of the most important feature of the Harmonync: the MIDI-OUT TUNING. So, how to play overtones on your electronic instruments via MIDI? You have to use a physical or virtual tunable instrument, …

Audio output

In this article we are going to talk about the audio output produced by the PD’s DSP. You can turn on the “Built-in DSP” as shown in the in the “GUI Overview“: one click on …

The OUTPUT

The Harmonync can output audio or MIDI signals. The Harmonync is not able to produce complex timbres or sampled sounds by itself. And it has no audio effects. As we have seen before, it can …

First run

step 1: Download Pd-Extended You have to download and install Pd-Extended, that is Pure Data with useful libraries. Pd-Extended is available here. In particular the Harmonync was developed with Pd-extended 0.43.4 under Mac OS X …

Project Overview

Harmonync is a DHC The Harmonync is a Dynamic Harmonics Calculator initially implemented by me, Walter Mantovani, using Pure Data Extended. It was born as a study and research tool for musicians and overtone singers. …

Settings Overview

Fundamental Mother The first parameter is the “main root” and it’s called FUNDAMENTAL MOTHER (abbreviated is FM). This is the main tone on which all other tones are calculated. The default value is C3 (or …

GUI Overview

Initialize the patch If you are going to use the MIDI-OUT TUNING to play a synthesizer or a sampler, you can just initialize the patch clicking here. Built-in DSP To use the internal DSP, one …

NI Massive retuning (generic)

Load the Virtual Instrument Re-check the VI tracks setting   Overview of the instrument Load a patch Tweaking the Instrument patches Pitch bend range/sensitivity Glide OFF Voice management mode Turn off local FXs (if needed) …

Korg M1 retuning

Load the Virtual Instrument Re-check the VI tracks setting Overview of the instrument Load a patch Tweaking the Instrument patches Pitch bend range/sensitivity Glide OFF Voice management mode Turn off local FXs (if needed) Check …

NI Kontakt 4 retuning