Reply-To: "Kevin Aylward"
From: "Kevin Aylward"
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Subject: Re: Acoustic Feedback reduction
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Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2003 08:45:07 -0000
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Phil Allison wrote:
> "Don Pearce" wrote in message
>> Nonsense. How about a 5Hz shift - that is a few Hz, no? Do that to a
>> guitar, and you have shifted the E to an F (82 to 87Hz). Do you
>> really suppose that if a guitarist plays an E, and the audience
>> hears an F, nobody will notice? Crap!
> ** I am NOT supposing anything, that is what *you* are doing
> Don. I have experience with shifters and you plainly do not. It is
> pig arrogant of you to so rudely contradict. Your straw man thought
> example above is very naive.
> The fundamental is NOT used by the ear to judge pitch but the
> upper harmonics are. The percentage change in those is very small
> and no pitch shift is obvious.
This is complete nonsense. For starters, I tune keyboards by counting
beats between flattened fifths. Secondly, a simple experiment with a
synth playing a sine wave E (82Hz), will demonstrate immediately that it
will clash with an F.
Oh, I have been playing guitar for "some while", and I just *tried* this
test with my brothers Korg, so your pissing in the wind on this one
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