Questions relating to Mathematica's sound and audio functionality, including Play, Sound and Speak

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Manipulating the pitch of a sound

After reading Manipulating a continuous stream of sounds I have to ask about controlling the frequency of a Sin sound in a continuous manner, with a ...
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How to plot Spectrogram of SoundNote?

I try to use the expression: Spectrogram[Sound[SoundNote[{"C", "E", "G", "C5"}, 10, "Vibraphone"]]] to plot the spectrogram of a SoundNote. But Spectrogram ...
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Resources for Sound Synthesis & Design

Are there any resources for sound synthesis using Mathematica? This page, Mathematica: Audio Synthesis Software, refers to other software packages, e.g. Max/MSP and Csound, for real-time synthesis. ...
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How to produce timely spoken text?

On my system (Mac OSX 10.10.4) the following code produces only the first utterance. The second one is produce when the user interacts in some way with the front end (mouseover, mouseclick). How can I ...
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What determines quality of midi playback in Mathematica?

I'm using Mathematica 10, and ocassionally when I import a midi file and play it, the sound is very disappointing! the sound volume seems to vary (sometimes normal, sometimes very low) some ...
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What SampleRate and SampleDepth does Mathematica use on output?

The Play function will happily accept arbitrary values for its SampleDepth and SampleRate ...
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Is it possible to model the piano key attack?

My purpose is to model the attack of a piano key. As the key is pressed a sound must be emitted. When the key is released the sound must stop with decreasing volume. I have a partial success when ...
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Automatically Recording Sound

I was hoping I could recreate a noise cancelling set-up by recording sound from the microphone in my headset or from the computer and play it back in my speakers or headphones with the appropriate ...
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Mathematica 10 Audio Export Issue

Summary of the problem: When exporting data as an audio file (AIFF/WAV etc.), there appears to be unwanted scaling and offset in the data such that the minimum and maximum values are forced to be -1 ...
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silent soundnote and superimposing sound objects

In Mathematica 9, Soundnote[None] has zero duration if it is the last note in a Sound expression. For instance, the sound object ...
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Can Mathematica reconstruct an audio signal from a given spectrogram

I just realized that Mathematica can easily construct a spectrogram for a given .wav file. My question is, to what extent can this process be inverted in Mathematica? Namely, lets say I have the ...
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Better alternatives for the Sound function?

The Sound function represents the sound signal very primitive in my opinion. There are only two buttons (play and pause). No rewind, no playing from some point on (like the most sound players have). ...