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Questions tagged [pitch]

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“Perceptually the ear hears different pitches for soft and loud 100 Hz tone.” - Master Handbook of Acoustics - 5e

After having tried to look for answers as to why the ear hears different pitches for soft and loud 100 Hz tones, here's what I've found : Pitch of the low frequency tone decreases with the increase ...
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Pitch shift select frequencies

I am trying to find a way to pitch shift frequencies in an audio file within a specified range down to a certain amount. For example, I could select 5khz to 10khz and shift them down X amount, but the ...
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How to tell if an audio track follows A440 standard?

I have a question about the A440 standard (A = 440 Hz) - does it really affect every single modern soundtrack? How can I tell if an audio track has been made using the A440 Standard / 440Hz (as ...
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Melodyne Essential mistakenly interpreted two notes as one. Can I correct this?

I'm trying out Melodyne Essential because of an ongoing Black Friday promo. Usually it detects the splits of the notes correctly, but it just had a goofup where it mistakenly interpreted two notes as ...
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Pitch shift vocals without sounding sqeaky (Logic Pro X)

What's the best method for pitch shifting a vocal track up a 3-5 semitones without sounding too much squeakier than the original? I'm using Logic Pro X
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How can I create this rising pitch?

to 4:50 Is this just a single note with a pitch modulation e.g. with an lfo? How would the curve look like? How is the last part different which sounds accelerated?
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Smallest pitch difference audible

There used to be a site that tested your ability to differentiate close pitches, but it is no longer active, and I am unaware of any other way of testing differentiation of pitch. So my question is: ...
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Why can I hear 120 BPM, but not 2 Hz?

What is the difference between BPM (Beats Per Minute, like what a DJ counts to mix) and Hz (Hertz, like what tuning forks are measured in), other than a factor of 60? Why can I hear a 60 BPM bass ...
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What software can I use in order to extract this pattern from music?

Overall goal: To input a song and output certain variables that will allow me to find quantitative patterns between songs. Example: the time between highest and lowest pitches (in seconds) in a song....
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Reasamplomatic5000 Change Pitch Without Changing Tempo

I want to assign a voice sample to Reasamplomatic5000 and play it with a MIDI keyboard. However, the higher the pitch, the faster the sample is played, and the lower the pitch the slower the sample ...
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How to pick drum notes for a song?

First, I would like to say that Im not sure if this question belongs in sound or music stackexchange since it is related to the musicality and the mixing of a song. I know that each part of a drum ...
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Pitch to Loudness relation

I have subtle education on music/sound design so excuse my ignorance if any. I am producing a score via programming ( actually Java and minim ) where I use Oscillators to produce sound. I noticed ...
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Is there a digital (PC based) equalizer that changes based on the pitch of the instrument connected? [closed]

It's great to create a perfect sound for one note using equalization, but then of course you lose some of the sound's best qualities once you change its pitch. Is there a plug-in equalizer (...
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How to use signal from one midi track to transpose another midi track in Reaper?

I want to create 2 midi tracks: First track plays some simple pattern and loops it. In a second track I want to specify a note, which should indicate how to transpose first midi track (basically a ...
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how do I make my voice higher without becoming a chipmunk?

So I'm working on making power metal. My voice is relatively deeper than i'd like. Using the basic tools in Audacity tends to make my voice not even squeaky, but more like a chipmunk. I need to ...
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unsymmetrical pitch change

I want to assign unsymmetrical pitch change to my controller, let's say when I move the pitch controller to raise the pitch , it raise the pitch up to +2 semitones but when I move it to lower the ...
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Slowly pitch down/up a sound [closed]

I would like to slowly and smoothly pitch down or up a sound in the most easiest way.
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How to check how matched my singing is to other's in Audacity?

In Audacity, is it possible to check how matched my singing is to other's or just melody, such as out of tune, out of rhythm? The other's singing or melody can be a video on youtube. Thanks!
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Produce 'wavy' sound in pitch?

I've been trying to mimic a high-treble instrument I heard in a song where it basically goes between octaves in a wavy, smooth pattern. To do this on a piano you hit the note F3 then F4 repeatedly. ...
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How to design vocals like that? [chopped/pitched/reverb]

https://soundcloud.com/orlogin/dead-sea In 0:37 - u can hear vocals. How they were edited so that they sound so deep and excellent? They are chopped into melody, dipped in reverb effect, fades added,...
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Converting Music Frequencies

I heard about the benefits of 528Hz music, and I heard that is possible to change the music frequency. So, I'm interested in a way to change the normal frequency (A440Hz) to A444Hz (C528Hz) or A432Hz ...
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Looking to make a smooth pitch bend in Logic [Audio FIle]

I'm trying to make a smooth pitch bend down 5 semi tones or so. I have Melodyne and was trying it with that. I was also trying to do it using the built in Pitch Shift plug-in via the automation ...
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What pitch of voice is more versatile for editing and to use as many kinds of voice?

I would like to find a pitch of voice that can be edited to sound as many different kinds of voice, a child, a men, a women, a robot, etc. For instance, if I record a child's voice and a man with a ...
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Changing the sampling or playback rate

Why does changing the sampling or playback rate of a sound changes its pitch?
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Randy Thom Interview Question.

http://soundworkscollection.com/howtotrainyourdragonpanel I watched the great video on sound works collection that was on the sound of "How to Train your Dragon". I have two questions about some of ...
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Emulating spoken and rap vocals in MIDI

I'm pretty sure that what I'm trying to do is impossible but I figured I'd try anyway. I'm making a MIDI file using tuxguitar I'll later export into Logic for refining, and there's rap/spoken vocals ...
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Does the MIDI protocol make it possible to specify pitches for specific tones?

I want to write a MIDI processor on the computer that "detunes" specific tones and leaves the others intact. But up to now I only found the pitch wheel MIDI message to go into this direction. However, ...
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Realtime pith shift (re-sample) plugin (without correcting/preserving time)

Hi! Does somebody know, are there any realtime plugins that can control pitch shift without any time correction? I mean “real” pitch shift when you resample audio or like pitch shifting in analog ...
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How to Change Pitch Bend in MIDI?

I use Kontakt 4 to play a guitar on my keyboard on my song. So, naturally I use MIDI. I've recorded the whole song a couple of times and it's perfect except for one movement with the pitchbend knob on ...
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I'm out of LFOs, how can I put vibrato on my synth line in Ableton Live?

I'm adding a synthesizer line to a recording I'm working with. I've gotten a nice sound using Ableton's Operator FM synthesizer, and I'd like to add some vibrato to it. Generally, this is done by ...
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After modifying the tempo of a recording I get a echo/ripple — how do I remove that?

I have recordings of several sentences in foreign language. I want to slow down the speaking to hear it more clearly so I adjusted the tempo. This works but I get a echo/ripple. How can I remove that? ...
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Is there any free tool to generate a tone with gradually increasing pitch?

I need to generate a tone with a gradually increasing pitch with a very slow ratio. That is, I need a sine/square/sawtooth tone (amplitude doesn't matter) starting from 20Hz and gradually, linearly (...
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How to pitch modulate with a delay plugin

How can you modulate the pitch of a clip with a delay plugin? Do you use the feedback?
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I want the perfect gun sound, can I make it myself ? Any tip/theory ?

I'm a (still learning) game programmer, and I wanted to know if there is some knowledge base for making good gun sounds. So far I collected .WAV for Metal Gear Solid, Resident Evil 2 & 3, but I ...
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How can I cut out a particular instrument in the same pitch range as other instruments I don't want to cut?

I'm remixing two songs, and their drum patterns are somewhat incompatible so I'm try to cut out the drums in one of them. The problem is that the non-bass drums are at the same pitch as some of the ...
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Recording voices for pitching down

I have an idea and I wanted to see if it has been done before or if it's worthless to try: What if I recorded an actor at 192K and dropped than into a 96K session so it's pitched down naturally (...
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Quick pitch-shifting from Audio Finder to DAW?

I just downloaded the Audio Finder demo, mainly because of its ability to preview my samples with pitch variations very quick. Is there a way to export my samples with these pitch alterations ...