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revisionist phiters


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Vaisvil

 Genre: Ambient

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an ambient piece using a phi based tuning
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Uploaded: Oct 15, 2009 - 08:46:48 AM
Last Updated: Oct 15, 2009 - 08:46:48 AM Last Played: Jan 10, 2017 - 02:48:08 PM
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Hardware:
Fender Mustang with Roland GR-20 guitar synth
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revisionist phiter was performed with one instance of z3ta+ and one instance of DR-008 loaded with ambient sounds.

After performance I added an instance of z3ta+ with a heavily modified therimin patch and another instance of DR-008 + ambient sounds through VST effects.

The DR-008 during performance was critical because I was able to discover the sounds as I performed the piece. (I only tested it a bit before beginning the recording.)

So it is an "enhanced" improvisation.

(both soft synths come with Sonar)
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Ex_Silentio said 2976 days ago (October 22nd, 2009)
fee phi based tuning fo fum
Eerie. You could definitely do soundtracks for horror or sci-fi movies. You will have to (please) say a word or two about what phi based tuning is (for us non-cognoscenti). Amazing piece.
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Vaisvil said 2975 days ago (October 22nd, 2009)
Hi Ex
In this case the music does not have octaves but instead uses PHI (1.68...) as the octave and divides that number by 12 for the individual notes. This results in a tuning with larger half steps and strange interval combination. A friend at this site http://xenharmonic.ning.com/ developed the tuning. If you want more info on micritonal stuff and how to do it you know where to ask :-)
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Ambient music is a loosely defined musical genre that incorporates elements of a number of different styles - including jazz, electronic music, new age, rock and roll, modern classical music, reggae, traditional, world and even noise.

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