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I'm neither teacher nor parent, so I've little handle on educational methods. I started (40 years ago) with nothing more than a Wasp & worked up from there - Mini Moog, then each new synth type/generation as it was released through the 80s - Chroma, Prophet, Jupiter 8, Emulator, PPG, DX7, etc etc. I'm not sure if that's the way to teach in a structured ...


If you want a challenge try 'A taxonomy of voltage controlled filters'. e.g. Transistor ladder filter Diode ladder filter Sallen-Key filter OTA filter Exceptions


There are as many ways to mic a piano as there are sound engineers. Using what you have, here are some ideas - this is not comprehensive, it's just to get you thinking outside the box. With all of these, distance from source can make huge differences in the end result. Your room might sound far more reverberant than you expect once you start miking up. You ...


Tone and timbre are absolutely key here, but also inflections, vibrato, stresses, breathing, power, in fact there are a huge range of factors that make you sound like you. The spectral pitch clip you show above demonstrates elements of this - where the narrator mentions fundamental and overtones, the balance of amplitudes of these give the tone or timbre. ...

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