Metronome and Polyhythm player 3.0


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Metronome and Polyhythm player is a free trial software application from the Other subcategory, part of the Audio & Multimedia category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2008-05-19. The program can be installed on Win95, Win98, WinME, WinNT 4.x, WinXP, Windows2000, Windows Tablet PC Edition 2005, Windows Media Center Edition 2005, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Ultimate.

This tool is especially useful for rhythm practice and explorations. It introduces many capabilities not normally found in metronomes - such as polyrhythms, long bars, syncopated rhythms and so on. You can play all those in an easy and intuitive way - with no need for music notation.

You can play simple and compound rhythms with any number of beats to the bar. You can play any number of rhythms simultaneously to build up polyrhythms - such as three and four beats played simultaneously in the same bar, as is common in African and Indian music. You can also play long bars (hypermeasures) - repeating sequences of different metrical units, even polyrhythmic long bars.

You can also script your metronome. This lets you set it to slowly increase or decrease in tempo automatically, or change rhythm after so many bars, change the instruments, and so on.

Other features include: vary the timing and volume continuously within the bar to give it more of a natural feel. Adjust volumes and times of individual beats by hand. Get a groove from a recording - either automatically or click on the starts of the notes by hand in the audio recording.

Play 5/4, 7/4 etc with the division where you like, using additive rhythms (examples included in the drop list of preset rhythms).

You can use a different midi instrument for each rhythm in a polyrhythm, or to bring out the subdivisions for compound time - or indeed, polyrhythmic compound time. You can also play the beats on melodic instruments, for instance to make pitched metronomes.

The script is easy to use, click on any control to add its instruction to the script - then adjust the time to play it, or with the morph instruction increase or decrease the tempo etc.

Finally, you can use your rhythm to make fractal tunes in the Player or Composer tasks - and by adapting one of the tunes with chords, fit them to a chord progression.

After you download Tune Smithy, look for the Metronome and Polyrhythms task.

Metronome and Polyhythm player (version 3.0) has a file size of 6.97 MB and is available for download from our website. Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 105 times. We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.

Program Details



General

 
Publisher Robert Inventor
Released Date 2008-05-19
Languages English

Category

 
Category Audio & Multimedia
Subcategory Other

System requirements

 
Operating systems windows, windows-mobile

Download information

 
File size 6.97 MB
Total downloads 105

Pricing

 
License model Free Trial
Price $28.00

Version History



Here you can find the changelog of Metronome and Polyhythm player since it was posted on our website on 2015-04-26. The latest version is 3.0 and it was updated on soft112.com on 2017-02-20. See below the changes in each version:

version 3.0

posted on 2008-05-19

You can now adjust the beats of the bar individually, also volumes. Rhythms scriptable e.g. rhythms that gradually speed up or slow down, vary in volume, change instrument after so many bars, and so on. Additive rhythms (hypermeasures). Get rhythm from a recording. Auto convert to fractal tune.

version 3.0

posted on 2008-05-19

You can now adjust the beats of the bar individually, also volumes. Rhythms scriptable e.g. rhythms that gradually speed up or slow down, vary in volume, change instrument after so many bars, and so on. Additive rhythms (hypermeasures). Get rhythm from a recording. Auto convert to fractal tune.






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Release Date: 2008-05-19
Publisher: Robert Inventor
Operating System: windows, windows-mobile