[PD] Set of objects for beat-oriented timing?

patrice colet colet.patrice at free.fr
Mon Oct 19 19:45:57 CEST 2015

I've made an object that play list sequences, it can sync to itself, 
this object has been made to play something else
than binary rythms, and it works like tabla language. If you are 
interested I'll attach it.

Le 19/10/2015 12:07, Roman Haefeli a écrit :
> On Mon, 2015-10-19 at 02:29 -0400, Spencer Russell wrote:
>> Is there a set of objects for expressing beat-relative timing? I’m
>> thinking of a [beatclock] that sends out beat messages and a set of
>> objects like [beatmetro], [beatdelay~], etc. that act like their
>> ms-based counterparts but receive the beat clock and respond to tempo
>> changes. Probably a general-pupose [beatms] that just outputs the beat
>> period in ms for use with objects that aren’t wrapped in the library.
>> If not I’ll probably build some, but I figured I’d check to see if the
>> community already has something nice to solve this problem, as I’m
>> sure it’s come up before.
> For netpd I wanted a master clock and a way to create different timings
> that stay in sync with the master also while changing tempo.
> One issue was to be able to change tempo mid-period. [rh_metro] does
> that.
> Another issue was to have a 4/4 master clock and derive any arbitrary
> integer division timing of it (for instance: 13/8 means 'create 13 ticks
> within the period of 8 regular ticks'). [master-poly] takes the main
> clock from the master.pd patch and takes the poly timing as arguments or
> as message. Unfortunately, the code is not optimally modularized to be
> of general use outside of the netpd context, though the technical
> problems are tackled.
> But then, shortly after I was working on that, a new Pd version with the
> timing classes support many new methods was released. So, with newer Pds
> those kind of timing problems can be solved much more elegantly and with
> much less code.
> If you're still interested in having a look at the netpd stuff, check:
> * abs/rh_metropd
> * patches/master.pd
> * abs/master-poly.pd
> from https://github.com/reduzent/netpd2-patches
> Roman
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