[PD] Sympathetic strings

Pierre Massat pimassat at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 09:33:07 CET 2010

Thank you Derek! I'll give it a look.


2010/2/11 Derek Holzer <derek at umatic.nl>

> Hi Pierre,
> I've found resonant comb filters to be the most useful in both simulating
> string sounds, and in getting sympathetic resonances. There's tons of stuff
> in the list archives on them, in particular a patch (maybe I even posted it)
> on calculating the correct delay length for produce a given pitch. Search
> for "comb filter".
> Best
> Derek
> Pierre Massat wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I was wondering if anybody on this list would have an idea of how one can
>> simulate sympathetic strings in pd, using any kind of audio input
>> (especially NOT midi). I tried making a patch with 12 resonating filters
>> (moog~), each tuned to a particular frequency belonging to the chromatic
>> scale, but the result wasn't too good (it sounded more like a weird reverb).
>> My problem is basically that of isolating certain frequencies in the input
>> sound. I don't believe that objects like fiddle~ or sigmund~ would be very
>> helpful in that matter, as they always start freaking out once you feed them
>> with chords.
>> I haven't found anything useful on the internet yet.
>> Any idea?
>> Pierre
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