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pitch

Pitch change in cents. ARIA alias for tune.

Range of tune in the SFZ1 spec is ±1 semitone, from -100 to 100, though at least in ARIA, it seems a broader range is supported, at least -2400 to 2400 cents.

Examples

tune=33
tune=-30
tune=94

Modulating pitch with MIDI CC to create a tune control is possible in SFZ2. If the control needs to go both up and down, there are two ways to do this. One is to move the pitch down by the tuning range, then have modulation move it up by twice the tuning range, so that when the control is at the midpoint, the region will play at its orignal, unmodulated pitch. For a range of 100 cents this would look like this:

tune=-100
pitch_oncc27=200

Another way is to use default curve 1 which ranges from -1 to 1, and set the pitch control to the tuning range.

pitch_oncc27=100
pitch_curvecc27=1

In ARIA, tune_*ccN can also be used as an alias for pitch_*ccN (see below).

Name Version Type Default RangeUnit
pitch ARIA integer 0 -100 to 100cents
pitch_onccN SFZ v2 N/A -9600 to 9600cents
pitch_curveccN SFZ v2 N/A N/A
pitch_smoothccN SFZ v2 N/A N/A
pitch_stepccN SFZ v2 N/A 0 to 1200cents

Modulation Sources

  • Envelope: X
  • LFO: X
  • MIDI CC:
    • pitch_onccN (SFZ v2), alias tune_onccN (ARIA)
    • pitch_curveccN (SFZ v2), alias tune_curveccN (ARIA)
    • pitch_smoothccN (SFZ v2), alias tune_smoothccN (ARIA)
    • pitch_stepccN (SFZ v2), alias tune_stepccN (ARIA)

Category: Performance Parameters, Pitch