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US20110219940 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING CUSTOM SONGS  
An expert system based system for customizing a song for a system user. The system includes a song acquisition module having access to the internet, a knowledge acquisition control consol, the...
US20120325074 MUSIC MACHINE  
This application describes a method and an apparatus which enable one to compose music using hierarchical musical scales and harmonic sequences, where each harmonic sequence of a higher level is...
US20090314155 SYNTHESIZED SINGING VOICE WAVEFORM GENERATOR  
Various technologies for generating a synthesized singing voice waveform. In one implementation, the computer program may receive a request from a user to create a synthesized singing voice using...
US20090308229 DECODING SOUND PARAMETERS  
A device (1) for producing sound samples from sound parameters representing sound components comprises a transient synthesis unit (14) for synthesizing transient sound components from transient...
US20090308230 SOUND SYNTHESIZER  
A sound synthesizer has a storage unit, a setting unit and a sound synthesis unit. The storage unit stores a plurality of sound data respectively representing a plurality of sounds collected by...
US20140060288 TESTING DEVICE AND STORAGE MEDIUM WITH TESTING FUNCTION, AND TESTING METHOD  
A testing device for testing timbre of a disc player is provided. The testing device may be contained in a computer, or test equipment. The testing device is electronically connected to the disc...
US20130019738 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONVERTING A SPOKEN VOICE TO A SINGING VOICE SUNG IN THE MANNER OF A TARGET SINGER  
Method and apparatus for producing a record of a person's voice that stores a recording of an artist singing a song, stores a selected sequences of sounds of a person correlated with the words...
US20090241757 DEVICE FOR PRODUCING SIGNALS REPRESENTATIVE OF SOUNDS OF A KEYBOARD AND STRINGED INSTRUMENT  
A device for digitally producing signals representative of sounds having a sonority simulating that of an instrument with keyboard and strings that are linked to a sounding board of the...
US20120174736 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CAPTURE AND RENDERING OF PERFORMANCE ON SYNTHETIC STRING INSTRUMENT  
Synthetic multi-string musical instruments have been developed for capturing and rendering musical performances on handheld or other portable devices in which a multi-touch sensitive display...
US20120198986 Method/Apparatus for training absolute pitch, electronic musical instrument and sound source processing apparatus  
The embodiments of the present invention relate to a method and an apparatus for training an absolute pitch, to an electronic musical instrument, and to a sound source processing apparatus....
US20110011247 MUSICAL COMPOSITION DISCRIMINATION APPARATUS, MUSICAL COMPOSITION DISCRIMINATION METHOD, MUSICAL COMPOSITION DISCRIMINATION PROGRAM AND RECORDING MEDIUM  
A musical composition discrimination apparatus, a musical composition discrimination method, a musical composition discrimination program and a recording medium, provide a musical composition and...
US20140123837 Tone Effects System  
A tone effects system for use with electric instruments that allows for reduced or eliminated signal loss before sound effects are applied. A cartridge receiver and a changeover switch are...
US20080229913 BANDWIDTH CONTROL FOR RETRIEVAL OF REFERENCE WAVEFORMS IN AN AUDIO DEVICE  
In general, the techniques of this disclosure may be used to control utilization of bandwidth allocated to an audio processing module. For example, to process various audio synthesis parameters,...
US20140109751 MUSICAL MODIFICATION EFFECTS  
Systems, including methods and apparatus, for applying audio effects to a non-ambient signal, based at least in part on information received in an ambient audio signal. Exemplary effects that can...
US20120234158 AUTO-SYNCHRONOUS VOCAL HARMONIZER  
A harmony synthesizer is described for harmonizing vocal signals. The harmony synthesizer performing a method comprising receiving an input vocal signal; identifying a pitch trace of the vocal...
US20150075355 SOUND SYNTHESIZER  
A sound synthesizer 101 that plays a pre-determined sequence of sound notes one by one when the user taps on a touch sensitive surface 104 of the sound synthesizer 101. Different music is produced...
US20110283868 TOUCH SCREEN GUITAR  
A synthetic guitar includes a body, a neck extending from the body, and at least one touch sensor at the neck for indicating finger position of a user. The body has a receptacle for removably...
US20060016324 Sound outputting apparatus having compensation characteristics  
A sound outputting apparatus having compensation characteristics for improving the timbre of output sound is provided herein. The apparatus (10) includes at least one speaker (12) and a memory...
US20120073424 TONE GENERATING STYLE NOTIFICATION CONTROL FOR WIND INSTRUMENT HAVING MOUTHPIECE SECTION  
Detection is made of a physical amount caused by operation performed on a mouthpiece with a human player's mouth, and a tone pitch corresponding to the detected physical amount is identified by...
US20150040743 VOICE ANALYSIS METHOD AND DEVICE, VOICE SYNTHESIS METHOD AND DEVICE, AND MEDIUM STORING VOICE ANALYSIS PROGRAM  
A voice analysis method includes a variable extraction step of generating a time series of a relative pitch. The relative pitch is a difference between a pitch generated from music track data,...
US20090049978 Component tone synthetic apparatus and method a computer program for synthesizing component tone  
The component tone signal commonly shared by a plurality of keys does not turn to a release signal if one of the keys is released to stop a tone and also while tones of other keys are sustained;...
US20090165635 DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSOR AND A METHOD FOR PRODUCING HARMONIC SOUND  
Problems To provide a harmonic sound generator and a digital signal processor so as to surely generate harmonic sound on the basis of even a music signal with a small signal level. Means for...
US20120180620 TONE CONTROL APPARATUS  
When a signal representing a first set value or more is received from a detecting section, a determination is made whether a boost value is a predetermined value or more. When the boost value is...
US20140305288 SYNTHETIC SIMULATION OF A MEDIA RECORDING  
A method and system for generating a synthetic simulation of a media recording is disclosed. One embodiment accesses a sound reference archive and heuristically creates a new sound that is matched...
US20120174737 SYNTHETIC SIMULATION OF A MEDIA RECORDING  
A method and system for generating a synthetic simulation of a media recording is disclosed. One embodiment accesses a sound reference archive and heuristically creates a new sound that is matched...
US20090308231 ELECTRONIC MUSIC APPARATUS AND TONE CONTROL METHOD  
First display object associated with a control operating member and a second display object associated with a tone color effect parameter are displayed, and variation of a displayed position of...
US20120103167 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CREATING SINGING SYNTHESIZING DATABASE, AND PITCH CURVE GENERATION APPARATUS AND METHOD  
Waveform data representative of singing voices of a singing music piece are analyzed to generate melody component data representative of variation over time in fundamental frequency component...
US20110000360 Apparatus and Method for Creating Singing Synthesizing Database, and Pitch Curve Generation Apparatus and Method  
Waveform data representative of singing voices of a singing music piece are analyzed to generate melody component data representative of variation over time in fundamental frequency component...
US20090183624 Apparatus, Method and Computer Program for Memorizing Timbres  
Some timbres in the timbre combinations are selected and memorized according to the above timbre selection means corresponding to the timbre groups that the selected timbres belong to. The timbre...
US20100083814 Apparatus, Method and Computer Program for Switching Musical Tone Output  
In the multi-timbre states in which musical tones with various timbres are outputted or imputed simultaneously and in the non-multi-timber states in which musical tones with a single timbre are...
US20130160633 ADVANCED MIDI AND AUDIO PROCESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An advanced MIDI/audio processing system with virtual key-switches. The virtual key-switches are mapped to different musical concepts. As a user presses a key-switch in real time with the playing...
US20110023692 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TRANSFORMING AN INPUT SOUND SIGNAL  
An apparatus for transforming an input sound signal comprises a synthesiser which manipulates, in accordance with a manipulation parameter, a pitch deviation envelope to derive a manipulated pitch...
US20060054008 Electronic musical apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium storing instructions for implementing the method  
An electronic musical apparatus which makes it possible to execute functions provided in advance in the electronic musical apparatus. Contents data including link information indicative of a link...
US20110148884 System and method for determining motion of a subject  
A system and method of generating a representation or alteration of a subject. One or more devices may be attached to a subject, and a first signal transmitted towards the subject, the first...
US20110290097 PERFORMANCE APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC MUSICAL INSTRUMENT  
A performance apparatus 11 extends in a longitudinal direction to be held by a player, and is provided with an acceleration sensor 23. CPU 21 of the performance apparatus 11 gives a sound source...
US20070186758 Apparatus and method for controlling backround music in mobile communication system  
A method and apparatus for controlling a background music (BGM) play operation is disclosed. The method determines if a predetermined hotkey is pressed during the BGM play operation and, if...
US20110203444 GENERATION OF HARMONY TONE  
A lead tone is generated on the basis of an input tone signal. Meanwhile, a specific pitch of the input tone signal is sequentially detected, from which is detected a normalized pitch...
US20090205483 MUSIC RECOGNITION METHOD BASED ON HARMONIC FEATURES AND MOBILE ROBOT MOTION GENERATION METHOD USING THE SAME  
A music recognition method based on harmonic features and a motion generation method for a mobile robot. The music recognition method preferably includes: extracting harmonic peaks from an audio...
US20150255052 GENERATIVE SCHEDULING METHOD  
A method for providing one or more outputs at one or more respective time instants is provided. The method comprises generating a data object executable to provide an output, placing the object in...
US20110132180 LASER PICKUP  
The invention relates to a method for determining the pitch of a vibrating string (1) of a string instrument as well as a string instrument comprising at least one such string (1) that is mounted...
US20140174280 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD, SIGNAL PROCESSING SYSTEM, AND PROGRAM  
A signal processing apparatus and method, a signal processing system, and a program designed to appropriately set harmonizing periods in accordance with a status of singing of a performer and add...
US20080017018 ELECTRONIC MUSIC APPARATUS, MUSIC INFORMATION RECORDING METHOD, AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM CONTAINING A PROGRAM THEREFOR  
An electronic music apparatus has a tone generator section that generates tone signals based on at least one of performance operation or automatic performance data. The generated tone signals are...
US20100236387 MUSICAL TONE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR GRAND-TYPE PIANO  
A musical tone control system for a grand-type piano, which not only enables a shutter to be mounted on a hammer without any inconvenience even when a space above the hammer is small, but also is...
US20130104726 EFFECT APPARATUS FOR ELECTRONIC STRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS  
Provided are an effect device and method to receive an input tone signal based on vibrations of a stringed instrument. A pitch is determined. Parameters specifying filter characteristics are...
US20100180755 Apparatus for Percussive Harmonic Musical Synthesis Utilizing Midi Technology  
An Apparatus for Percussive Harmonic Musical Synthesis (APHAMS) which facilitates state-of-the-art musical expression, through generation of melodic sound, bearing well defined tone and note...
US20120247307 ADJUSTING A LEVEL AT WHICH TO GENERATE A NEW TONE WITH A CURRENT GENERATED TONE  
Provided are a tone control device and a method for adjusting a volume level at which to generate a new tone and at least one current tone according to a target volume level and a current volume...
US20130145923 MUSICAL TONE CONTROL DEVICE, SYSTEM AND PROCESS  
A musical tone control device capable of generating a hi-hat sound intended by the performer operates such that, when striking surface position information corresponds to a first position,...
US20110100199 INFORMATION PROCESSING TERMINAL AND MUSIC INFORMATION GENERATING METHOD AND PROGRAM  
An object of the present invention is to provide an information processing terminal that specifies emotions from a voice and audio outputs music suitable for the specified emotions to enable the...
US20140298974 Timbre Selector, Musical Instrument, and Timbre Selecting Method  
A timbre selector includes a first signal processing unit, a second signal processing unit and a first switch. The first signal processing unit includes a first input terminal, a first filter and...
US20130019739 METHOD OF SOUND ANALYSIS AND ASSOCIATED SOUND SYNTHESIS  
A sound analysis and associated sound synthesis method includes: (a) receiving a first input sound signal;(b) analyzing the input sound signal to determine its corresponding impulse response...

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