Thursday, July 30, 2009

gmail, youtube and all not working

is something seriously wrong at google?

gtick - ubuntu linux metronome app

pretty handy little bugger:
sudo apt-get install gtick

yatm - linux cli audio player - increase decrease playback speed in realtime

...without effecting the pitch! really cool =)
on ubuntu linux:
sudo apt-get install yatm
press + or - during playback
run man yatm for reference guide

you can also do this same effect using audacity: effects > change tempo

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

flickr groups about linux music production

here are some groups i've created on flickr regarding music production in linux:
Music Production on Linux
Audacity - free audio editor and recorder
Hydrogen - advanced drum machine for gnu/linux
Ardour - digital audio workstation (daw)

tempo rubato - changing / variable tempo
tempo rubato is a tempo where the speed changes, it can get slower or faster and is not constant like l'istesso tempo, which means keep the same speed.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

fiddler on the roof, sabbath prayer scale

from what i can hear, the scale used in the song is (i haven't analyzed the whole song so maybe there are additional scales used):
C D Eb F# G A Bb
C D Eb (e flat) F# (f sharp) G A Bb (b flat)
can also be written like this:
C D D# F# G A A#
C D D# (d sharp) F# (f sharp) G A A# (a sharp)

download the midi file

from what i can find on the net this scale has several names:
Blues (Rag Madhukant)
Romanian, Gnossiennes
Dorian Ukrainian \ Romanian \ Gnossiennes - Heptatonic
Harmonic Minor - Mode 4
Bb Augmented
Dorian #4 (Harmonic Minor)

it is a beautiful sounding scale =) a definite favorite =)

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

c minor scale on korg kaossilator

choose the Aeolian scale. it is the c minor scale.