[LAD] making 'whysynth' microtonal/tuning-table capable

Dave Phillips dlphillips at woh.rr.com
Tue Apr 28 12:20:03 UTC 2009

Aaron Johnson wrote:
> ... after having located the code snippet in whysynth that creates a 
> standard 12-equal tuning array, called 'y_pitch', as factors relative 
> to 440HZ (A440), and indexed by MIDI note numbers. I wonder, how easy 
> would it be to make this table dynamic and subject to for example, 
> loading a SCALA .scl file, or at least, a user defined array which can 
> be loaded from a dialog box?   

I'd like to second Aaron's proposal/request. Support for Scala files 
should be standard in all software synthesizers. It seems a bit 
ludicrous to fix intonation at 12-tone ET when the medium is capable of 
any intonation desired.



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