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alt-tuner demo videos and mp3s:



demo #1: tapping and cycling (48 seconds)

download high-res versions here: mov mp4 (right-click and "save as...")

high-quality audio with the wolf fifths corrected:


midi source files
here



demo #2: modulating (35 seconds)

download high-res versions here: mov mp4 (right-click and "save as...")

high-quality audio:


midi source files
here



Liszt "Consolation #3" in 7-limt JI (4 minutes)

download high-res versions here: mov mp4 (right-click and "save as...")

high-quality audio:


The same piece in standard 12-ET tuning for comparision (high-quality audio):

Screenshots of the Consolation #3 tuning:









Details of the Consolation tuning (one-page PDF)

Original untuned midi file from classicalarchives.com (right-click and "save as...", 2 midi channels)

Retuned midi file (right-click and "save as...", 8 midi channels, may have timing issues)
Must be played through 8 independent sound engines, each set to a pitch bend range of 2 semitones.

Chord progression in color notation:
1-3       wDy   /   /
4-7       ryGbb,bg5   wAyb,y6   wDy   /
8-11     ryGbb,bg5   ryCyb,bg9   ryFg   /
12-15   ryFgr,bg5   rEb   (n.c.)   wDyy
16-19   (n.c.)   ryGbb,bg5/wA   wAyb   wDy   /
20-23   ryGbb,bg5   wAyb,y6   wDy   /
24-27   ryGbb,bg5   ryCyb,bg9   ryFg   /
28-32   ryCyb   ryFg   ryCyb/ryF   ryFy   /
33-35   ryyAg   ryyEyg   ryyAg
36-39   ryyEyg   ryyAg   ryyEyg/ryyA   ryyAy
40-44   ryyAy   ryyyC#=wDy   wAyb,9   wDy   /
45-48   ryGbb,bg5   wAyb,y6/wD   wDyy   /
49-52   ryGbb,bg5   wAyb,y6/wD   wDyb   /
53-56   wGyy   /   gB♭♭y   gB♭♭yy,9,y11
57-61   wDy   /   /   /   /

           








older alt-tuner videos (from July 2012, very outdated and doesn't cover the newer features but lots of good info):
part 3 covers graph and table views, and explains the color terminology
part 4 covers tempering and stretching
part 5 covers adaptive tuning and EDOs (equal divisions of the octave)
part 6 covers EDO tapping and customizing the keys per octave