Musical Applications of Fourier Theory

Attended the second lecture on musical applications of fourier theory. Started by discussing a Christopher Penrose piece called “Fraud”. As I missed the first lecture I hadn’t heard the whole work. Need to get hold of it… Homework for next week involves creating a max patch to create a variety of different waves (triangle, sawtooth & square) by manipulating the harmonics of a sine wave. To refine this I’ll also need to look into programming patches in max with Java. I’ve avoided having to do this so far, so now’s probably a good time to learn.

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