Fractal Music

Pitch Scaling

Another Example

To demonstrate how entirely separate duration and pitch scaling are, listen to the following example. The percussive click, added for rhythmic reference, is not notated.

It contains exactly the same number of notes as Example 1 along with an identical pitch distribution by bin, yet it sounds entirely different. Here is the color-coded bin map.

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