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The Piecewise-Linear Technique of Electronic Music Synthesis

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A new piecewise-linear generator permitting direct analog control of acoustic waveforms, the PL module, is shown to offer significant advantages in electronic music. A FORTRAN program, facilitating the computation of amplitude spectra for piecewise-linear waveforms, is used in discussing some of the properties of the PL module. Numerous applications to electronic music are suggested, beginning simply with generation of PL envelopes and waveforms.

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JAES Volume 24 Issue 6 pp. 446-454; August 1976
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