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Pitch to Loudness relation

You are most likely experiencing the non-linear frequency reception of the human hearing and the frequency response in your playback system. As listener you perceive a constant loudness of steady ...
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How to pick drum notes for a song?

Drum tuning is largely dependent on the style of music being played. A jazz kit will usually be tuned to exact pitches in a scale, such as the snare being tuned to the root, one tom tuned to the ...
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Why can I hear 120 BPM, but not 2 Hz?

I think you've misunderstood what Frequency is, with respect to audio. Whilst 'Frequency' typically is 'how frequently something occurs', in audio it's how many times a sine-wave oscillates in a ...
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how do I make my voice higher without becoming a chipmunk?

Two thoughts... 1) The song is currently in the wrong key for the sound you are aiming for, vocally. The only fix for that would really be to re-record it in a more suitable key. 2) There are ...
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Smallest pitch difference audible

The smallest interval a human can hear depends somewhat on the register and timbre of the tone (and it varies from person to person), but generally speaking the smallest detectable difference is ...
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Smallest pitch difference audible

It's going to be difficult to come up with an absolute number, because it will vary greatly between individuals. I suspect it will also vary with age, exposure to music, and any number of other ...
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What software can I use in order to extract this pattern from music?

As you mention that you have experience in programming, the Essentia library might fit your need. Essentia is an open-source C++ library for audio analysis and audio-based music information ...
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Looking to make a smooth pitch bend in Logic [Audio FIle]

There is a VERY simple way to do this, as I have needed the exact same effect before. Click in an empty plugin window, go to Audio Units > Apple > AUpitch this will allow you many many semitones of ...
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How to use signal from one midi track to transpose another midi track in Reaper?

Sounds like you're looking for an arpeggiator. With some plugins, you can either program a step-sequenced arpeggio, which triggers on a MIDI note event. These will mostly be atonal/chromatic, ...
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Is there any free tool to generate a tone with gradually increasing pitch?

The sox utility can do this. To generate a WAV file: sox -n output.wav synth 600 sine 20-16k Mind you, this will generate a 100 MB WAV file, since it defaults to a 48 kHz sampling rate. Since you ...
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What software can I use in order to extract this pattern from music?

Processing has good sound libraries such as Minim and apparently a new factory library check this link.
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Reasamplomatic5000 Change Pitch Without Changing Tempo

Firstly it's nice to see someone making use of RS5000! Sadly, though, it works in the same way as most samplers in that it achieves the pitch changes simply by playing back the sample data at ...
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How to tell if an audio track follows A440 standard?

There is no 100% certain way to determine which equal-tempered scale standard was used as tuning basis for a song. However the vast majority is A440. Many electronic instruments don't really give you ...
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Melodyne Essential mistakenly interpreted two notes as one. Can I correct this?

There‘s a tab where you can set the algorithm. Usually setting it to „melody“ should fix this.
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Pitch shift vocals without sounding sqeaky (Logic Pro X)

In the most basic form of pitch-shifting, we play a sample faster or slower. This has some side effects along with the desired pitch shifting - the duration and the formant of the sound are also ...
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Change Audacity playback speed without affecting pitch

Audacity is rather simplistic in approach. It doesn't seem to have the subtlety required to do this in real-time. It has an option - Effect > Change Tempo… See the manual pages at - Change Tempo
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Pitch analysis in Audacity

Take a look at Praat which has spectral and pitch analysis built in. Here is a video explaining how this is done.
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Pitch shift select frequencies

Like said in the comments, the fist thing to do is to separate the frequencies we want to affect from the rest. This can be done using LPF/HPF combo to form a BPF (I find it easier to set my cutoff ...
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How can I create this rising pitch?

There are a lot of questions here: Is this just a single note with a pitch modulation e.g. with an lfo? Looks like an arpeggiator with different notes. How would the curve look like? If you ...
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Why can I hear 120 BPM, but not 2 Hz?

It's simple really; Your speakers can't reproduce a 1Hz sinewave, and if it could, you wouldn't hear it due to the limits of human hearing(plus, due to the size of the speaker cone, it would have very ...
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Is there a digital (PC based) equalizer that changes based on the pitch of the instrument connected?

There is: Surfer Eq by Sound Radix: http://www.soundradix.com/products/surfer-eq EDIT: Just clarification on the plug-in: It bases the EQ curve on the fundamental pitch of the source material, so it ...
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Looking to make a smooth pitch bend in Logic [Audio FIle]

I know i'm a year late, but hopefull this will still help someone. I found a little VST today called Son of a Pitch. It's free and pretty darn good even if it is kind of hard to catch on as to how to ...
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