Tag: glissando

  • Exploring the Ondes Martenot in 7 Essential Pieces of Music

    Exploring the Ondes Martenot in 7 Essential Pieces of Music

    We invited master French ondist Christine Ott to talk about her beloved instrument through 7 of her favorite pieces written for it.

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  • How to Orchestrate an Endless Rising Tone Effect

    How to Orchestrate an Endless Rising Tone Effect

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. The “Shepard Tone,” also known as the “Shepard Scale” or “Shepard Illusion,” is an auditory illusion discovered by American cognitive scientist Roger Shepard in 1964. Shepard presented […]

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  • 14 of the Most Commonly Confused Terms in Music and Audio

    14 of the Most Commonly Confused Terms in Music and Audio

    Once upon a time, remixing a song meant actually redoing the mix. Many vintage consoles (some Neve 80-series, for example) have a button labeled “remix” that changes a few functions on the desk to optimize it for mixing rather than recording. But sometime in the late 20th century, the word “remix” began to take on a new meaning: […]

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Ryan Lott: Designing Sample-Based Instruments