Archive for the ‘Just Intonation (general)’ Category

Taking a Closer Look

Monday, October 16th, 2017



Taking a Closer Look – A short and simple improvisation in Casey Hale’s tuning posted to Microtonal Music and Theory Oct 2017 (Facebook)
Photo by Chris Vaisvil

!12-note CS derived from the Viggo Brun algorithm.
!
(2/1, 7/4, 3/2), a-b. Designed by Casey Hale, October 2017.
12
!
54/49
8/7
7/6
9/7
4/3
72/49
3/2
81/49
12/7
7/4
27/14
2/1

Final Call For You (EP)

Friday, October 13th, 2017


Track 1 (19 edo)


Track 2 (7 edo)


Track 3 0, 285, 483, 804, 998 cents (found tuning)


Track 4 (adaptive JI)

Opposing Views (Double Blue JI)

Monday, October 2nd, 2017


Opposing Views (Double Blue JI) – Two copies of Pianoteq 6 standard offset by 4 midi notes, both with Blue JI. So, middle C is 1/1 and 5/4

photo by Chris Vaisvil

! C:\Cakewalk\scales\blue-ji.scl
!
Blue JI
 12
!
 15/14
 9/8
 6/5
 5/4
 4/3
 7/5
 3/2
 8/5
 5/3
 9/5
 15/8
 2/1

April is the Cruelest Month

Saturday, September 30th, 2017



April is the Cruelest Month for synthetic band in Carlos Alpha and some Just Intonation

Blue JI in A Minor

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017



A meditation in A minor in Blue JI tuning (devised by John O’Sullivan) using Pianoteq 6.01 with a modified Steinway D Prelude patch

Geoshred iPad app suite in native Just Intonation

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017



music and video by Chris Vaisvil

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Portrait at the 23rd limit

Saturday, September 9th, 2017


Portrait at the 23rd limit A which is actually in 12 equal
a “corrected” version that still is in 12 edo

a pianoteq version that is in doubletime and the tuning below using the same midi recorded performance as above.


Portrait at the 23rd limit B questionable if it follows the tuning below.

a pianoteq version of the 2nd piece that is in doubletime and the tuning below using the same midi recorded performance as above.

Photo by Chris Vaisvil

! D:\23rd_harmonic_in_12.scl
!
23rd harmonic
 12
!
 17/16
 9/8
 19/16
 5/4
 21/16
 11/8
 23/16
 3/2
 13/8
 7/4
 15/8
 2/1

A Figure in a Field (album)

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

I have finally released my album “A Figure in a Field”. It is a mostly ambient leaning album in many tunings and created with many techniques. See the album and track notes for details.

Three Pieces for Stringed Instruments

Monday, July 3rd, 2017


audio only


audio only

And a piece for 31 edo Bouzouki

The Bootstrap Paradox (adaptive JI ambient)

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

The Bootstrap Paradox is an ambient piece made using a Fender Squier Bass VI, Electroharmonix Pitch Fork, Sonar, Melodyne Adaptive 5-limit JI algorithm, Native Instrument Guitar Rig 5 “all or none” granular synthesis patch.