Analog synthesis - Timbre

VCO | VCF | VCA | Modulators | Effects | Timbre

What makes a sound?

- trumpet
- flute
- human voice
Knowing that the presence or absence of certain harmonics in a sound, is responsible for recognizing the difference between a violin or a trumpet, a flute or a dog barking, a male voice or a female voice. Harmonics are very important. Which harmonics make what kind of sound? (consonant formant tables)
- by EG
- by another sound, or sample
a timbre is largely defined by it's first 5 milliseconds.
Effects chorus, delay, distortion, flanger, reverb
digital waveforms
- 4 bits waveforms
- dx7, soundcard OPL3, tx81z waveforms
- samples

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