[linux-audio-user] Your synth wishlist?

Dave Robillard drobilla at connect.carleton.ca
Fri Jul 30 12:57:21 EDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-07-30 at 04:10, tim hall wrote:
> Last Thursday 29 July 2004 23:26, Dave Robillard was like:
> > I'm designing a modular synth engine, and would like to get some input
> > on desired features/abilities to make sure it's designed in a way that
> > will make it the most flexible.
> Off the top of my head ...
> The possibility to play it at other than A=440Hz without having to do maths.

The synth engine knows absolutely nothing about notes, frequencies,
tunings, etc.

all MIDI will be handled by (bundled) seperate apps, which will support
fine tuning

> <OT>
> If anybody knows how to do this with QSynth / Fluid / Soundfonts generally I'd 
> love to know about it. This is one of the things I most hate about 
> soundfonts.
> </OT>

I agree.. other than disconnecting all my ports when you restart the
engine, that's the thing that annoys me most about fluidsynth

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