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Re: Indian/middle eastern sounds, microtonality

The Roland GR 30 has soome great sitar sounds.  Does anyone know how to 
the drums off to just have the sitar sound?  Happy Hollidays

>From: pvallad1@tampabay.rr.com
>Reply-To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>Subject: Re: Indian/middle eastern sounds, microtonality
>Date: Mon, 13 Dec 1999 00:04:39 -0500
>At 02:03 AM 12/13/99 +0000, you wrote:
> >Sorry I'm a bit late responding. My ISP turned to shit for a couple of
> >weeks.
> >
> >>> With re. to looping, one piece of gear that fascinates me & I can't 
> >>> myself owning anytime in the near future is Eventide's GTR4000. The
> >>> combination of the elaborate delays & harmonizing schemes should 
> >>> some amazing possiblities.
> >>
> >> Yeah, but they harmonize in ji???
> >
> >I'm not certain about actually harmonizing in JI, however it does do 
> >shifts with resolution in cents (+/- 4 octaves) in cents. Since Eventide
> >doesn't have manuals online, we'd have to find someone who has one & 
> >the harmonizations can be fine-tuned in cents. Or possibly by download 
> >Mac or Win editor & looking at the parameters. The possiblities from the
> >pitch shifted multi-tap delays alone are intriguing. JI should be 
> >with a 1 cent resolution.
>Somebody (might have been someone on this very list) directed me to the
>Trey Gunn website, in which Gunn relates how he used his GTR4000 as a
>solution to the problem of playing with a performer (I recall somebody who
>had studied Indian classical singing) who does not play in equal
>temperament.  Apparently, the GTR4000 has a pitch correction feature that
>gives the user some flexibility - it allowed Trey to set up his GTR4000 to
>"correct" the pitches of his 12ET Warr Guitar to the non-equal-tempered
>scale the singer was using.  Its in his road diary at 

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