What's the harmonic interval of the Course dial in Operator?

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What's the harmonic interval of the Course dial in Operator?

Post by DL777 » Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:12 am

It sounds to me like 3 is a perfect fifth...seems weird tho...can someone point me in the right direction or explain? Thanks!

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Re: What's the harmonic interval of the Course dial in Operator?

Post by yur2die4 » Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:22 am

Harmonic overtones. Each one is a multiple of the root note (1).


If you played note 110hz,
2 would be 220
3 would be 330
4 would be 440

Multiples are also convenient because they are useable for 'harmonic ratio's

You can find charts and stuff on scales, harmonic overtones, the harmonic series and harmonic ratios on wiki :)

Lastly, Spectrum is a fun way to compare things visually.

Edit: try this also ;) http://www.macableton.com/Ableton_live_ ... onics.html

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Re: What's the harmonic interval of the Course dial in Operator?

Post by DL777 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:24 pm

cool, this article explains that the 3rd harmonic is a perfect 5th, 3 x the fundamental frequency. proud of my ears :D thank you for helping!

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