World Wide Web and Internet References
 

Alternate tuning mailing list, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tuning/ [This group and continually discuss techniques of creating and analyzing music that is outside the Western tradition.]
   
How harmonic are harmonics? http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/~jw/harmonics.html [Discussion of inharmonicities in strings and air column instruments.]
 
Classical MIDI Archives, http://www.classicalarchives.com/ [Thousands of standard MIDI files are available here free for listening, studying, and enjoying.]
 
Content Organs http://www.content-organs.com [An organ maker that offers the hermode tuning in its organs.]
 
Corporeal Meadows http://www.corporeal.com/ [Website devoted to Harry Partch. Partch's music, instruments, and personality are all profiled here.]
 
J. deLaubenfels, "Adaptive Tuning Web Site", http://www.adaptune.com/. [Also, see John's personal web page at http://personalpages.bellsouth.net/j/d/jdelaub/jstudio.htm for sound examples and further details on the spring method of adaptive tuning.]
 
ECE330: Signals and Systems Prof. Sethares' class website for the course on Fourier transforms is: http://eceserv0.ece.wisc.edu/~sethares/classes/ece330.html, while the official university websites are: http://www.engr.wisc.edu/ece/courses/ece330.html and http://courses.engr.wisc.edu/ecow/get/ece/330/.
 
P. Erlich on Harmonic Entropy http://tonalsoft.com/td/erlich/entropy.htm [Erlich discusses models of harmonic entropy in a series of posts to the Tuning Digest beginning in Sept. 1997.]
 
P. Erlich, "The forms of tonality", http://lumma.org/tuning/erlich/ Also available on the CD TTSS/PDF/erlich-forms.pdf. [Concepts of tone-lattices, scales, and notational systems for 5-limit and 7-limit music.]
 
P. Frazer, Midicode Synthesizer http://www.midicode.com [Implements a method of dynamic retuning in a software syntheizer.]
 
Freenote Music http://microtones.com/ [Dedicated to microtonal guitars and recordings.]
 
Frog Peak Music http://www.frogpeak.org/ [This composer's collective is a gold mine of alternatively tuned music.]
 
The Justonic Tuning System http://www.justonic.com/ [Jutonic's pitch palette uses any 12-tone just, or harmonic scale to create a 3-dimensional array of tones which can be used to automatically retune a synthesizer as it plays.]
 
The Hermode Tuning http://www.hermode.com/ [A form of automated tuning implemented in the Waldorf Virus C synthesizer. Website has good demonstrations of the uses of adaptive tunings.]
 
Institute for Psychoacoustics and Music http://www.ipem.rug.ac.be/ [Part of the University of Ghent, IPEM is Belgium's premier center for electronic music.]
 
Keyfax Software http://www.keyfax.com [Professionally recorded standard MIDI files.]
 
Make Micro Music mailing list, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MakeMicroMusic/ [This group and continually discuss techniques of creating and analyzing music that is outside the Western tradition.]
 
Making Microtonal Music Website http://www.microtonal.org/ [A gathering point for people who are actively making microtonal music, and for those who would like to join them.]
 
Mark of the Unicorn http://www.motu.com/ [Makers of music hardware and software,including Digital Performer, a MIDI and audio sequencer.]
 
Matlab http://www.mathworks.com/ [General purpose programming language common in signal processing and engineering: "the language of technical computing."]
 
Max 4.0 Reference Manual http://www.cycling74.com/products/dldoc.html [Website of Cycling `74, distributers of Max programming language.]
 
Metasynth http://www.uisoftware.com/ [A powerful graphic tool for sound manipulation and visualization.]
 
Microtonal Dictionary of Tuning Terms http://tonalsoft.com/ [Joe Monzo's online dictionary of musical/tuning terms is an excellent resource.]
 
MIDI file formats described http://www.sonicspot.com/guide/midifiles.html
 
W. Mohrlok, The Hermode Tuning System. This provides a comprehensive description of the operation of the hermode tuning, and is available on the CD in TTSS/pdf/hermode.pdf.
 
Scala Homepage http://www.xs4all.nl/~huygensf/scala/ [Powerful software tool for experimentation with musical tunings.]
 
Sethares, W. A., Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale http://eceserv0.ece.wisc.edu/~sethares/
 
Smith, J. O. "Bandlimited interpolation - interpretation and algorithm,"
http://ccrma-www.stanford.edu/~jos/resample/ [Excellent discussion of audio signal processing with focus on interpolation techniques.]
 
John Starrett's Microtonal Music http://www.nmt.edu/~jstarret/microtone.html [Great resource for microtonal music, instruments, and tools.]
 
Tune Smithy http://www.tunesmithy.connectfree.co.uk/ [A program for algorithmic music composition that includes extensive microtonal support and a dynamic tuning feature.]
 
Vicentino's adaptive-JI of 1555 http://tonalsoft.com/monzo/vicentino/vicentino.htm [Vicentino's "Second tuning of 1555" is composed of two chains of 1/4-comma meantone that can avoid comma drift.]

Access "Virus" Synthesizer http://www.access-music.de/ [The hermode tuning is available in the Virus synthesizer.]