This page contains the supplementary material (sound examples and computer code) accompanying the paper "Using Inharmonic Strings in Musical Instruments" by Kevin Hobby, William Sethares, and Zhenyu Zhang, which will be presented at the 2017 conference on Mathematics and Computation in Music.

Background information on the hyperpiano can be found here.

Several compositions for the hyperpiano:

Improvviso for Hyperpiano by G. Dettori
Miniature Variations, for Hyperpiano by G. Dettori
Arroyo by P. Eisenhauer
Hyperthing by B. Hamilton
Gon-Tanz by H. Straub
Mandala No. 1 by M. Tristan
Temple Bell Sketch by M. Tristan
Palimpsest by M. Tristan
Ayutthaya Rhapsody by M. Tristan
Siamese Cat by M. Tristan
Blue Rorqual by C. Devizia
Ten Two-Part HyperInventions by J.-P. Kervinen
HyperInvention No. 2 (Glitch) by J.-P. Kervinen
HyperInvention No. 3 (Variation) by J.-P. Kervinen
HyperInvention No. 8 (Variation) by J.-P. Kervinen
Gold-teased Peppermint S. Weigel
hyperScarlatti by W. A. Sethares

The cadence shown in Fig. 9 is performed with a software synth made from samples of the 10-tet string.

10-tet Cadence

All of the sounds in this piece by Carlos Devizia (except for the drum machine) were created from samples of the 10-tet string

Ants at the Office

Two pieces by Giuseppe Testa using the 10-tet string samples

Moten
Vinby

The strings of the hyperpiano

Software synthesizers that implement the hyperpiano and the 10-tet string synth:

The 24 Sqrt(4) quarter-hypertone Max sampler
The 24 Sqrt(4) quarter-hypertone SoundFont
The 12 Sqrt(4) hyperoctave Max sampler
The 12 Sqrt(4) hyperoctave SoundFont
The 10-tet nonuniform string EXS24 instrument
The 10-tet nonuniform string SoundFont
The 10-tet nonuniform string NN-XT instrument
The 10-tet nonuniform string Max sampler