Max for Live *string — Physical Modelling Synth

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*string is a polyphonic physical modelling synthesizer built in Max for Live. It is based on a Karplus-Strong algorithm and contains pitch and damping (i.e. filtering) effects.

The sound source consists of four modelled strings whose 'excitators' or 'generators' originate from white noise or randomly generated clicks.

In the 'body' section pitch and filter settings can be set for each string individually. An LFO can be used to modulate individual pitch parameters.

Each of the four modelled strings can be sent to an individual 'reverberation room', setting different size and decay times a.o.

Further documentation can be found in the Max for Live device if Ableton Live´s Help View is turned on. 

This device built in Max/Max for Live (Cycling ´74/Ableton) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Attribution: You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

NonCommercial: You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

ShareAlike: If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

Functionality under macOS 11 (Big Sur) is not guaranteed at the time being. 

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