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

Stefan Kost ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Mon May 4 15:08:16 UTC 2009

Dave Phillips schrieb:
> 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.
> Best,
> dp

Sounds indeed like a cool idea. Just for the record and for those who
don't know about scala:


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