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Pitch Bend/Glissando/Etc.

Post by hthaw » Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:56 pm

Hi all -

I'm currently using the smart shapes for the Tab Slide and Glissando tools.
What I'm noticing is that the tools seem to calculate the playback of the bend according to a variety of factors. If the notes are short, it plays a sequence of notes, instead of a "pitch bend" - and if the notes are longer, it plays each note for a period of time, with slightly drastic slide in the middle.

I'm wondering if this is customizable in any way.

Thanks!

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Re: Pitch Bend/Glissando/Etc.

Post by Djard » Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:11 am

:wink: I too am interested in learning if a pitch bend is controllable. The most common issue for me is a bend not reaching the pitch of the subsequent note. I often have to write a separate score for playback with incorrect notation for correct playback of a bend. There might be a setting esconced in human playback, but I have not found it. Maybe a JW plug-in offers a solution.

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Re: Pitch Bend/Glissando/Etc.

Post by zuill » Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:14 am

Play around with the settings in the HP preferences and see if you can get better results.

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