Category: Harmonizers


Harmonizers are a type of pitch shifter that can merge the shifted pitch with the original pitch. By doing this, the player is able to create a two or more note harmonies. When used for digital recording, you achieve pitch shifting through digital signal processing. The first digital processors could pitch only in post-production, but…
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Octaver: an Audio Effect

An octaver audio effect is a simple form of a harmonizer that creates harmonies from more than two notes. It operates by shifting the original version either one octave up or one octave down. In other words, this effect mixes the input signal with a synthesized one. The synthesized octave signal comes from either by…
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Arpeggiators are extremely simple real-time sequencers that require a chord as an input. They are a type of broken chord in which the notes that compose it are played or sung in an ascending or descending order. An arpeggiator does not play or sing its notes at the same time. Yet, listeners are able to…
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