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Number: 84/659
Name: Music > Instruments > Electrical musical tone generation > Digital combinational circuit > Tone synthesis or timbre control
Description: Subject matter wherein harmonic content of a note is controlled or modified.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
84/661 Filtering 164
84/660 Mixing 155

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
RE38276 Tone generating apparatus for sound imaging Oct. 21, 2003
6629067 Range control system Sep. 30, 2003
6586667 Musical sound generator Jul. 1, 2003
6452082 Musical tone-generating method Sep. 17, 2002
6448488 Measurement and processing of stringed acoustic instrument signals Sep. 10, 2002
6444890 Musical tone-generating apparatus and method and storage medium Sep. 3, 2002
6403871 Tone generation method based on combination of wave parts and tone-generating-data recording method and apparatus Jun. 11, 2002
6392135 Musical sound modification apparatus and method May. 21, 2002
RE37654 Gesture synthesizer for electronic sound device Apr. 16, 2002
6372973 Musical instruments that generate notes according to sounds and manually selected scales Apr. 16, 2002
6362409 Customizable software-based digital wavetable synthesizer Mar. 26, 2002
6344606 Tone generation device and tone generation method, and distribution medium therefor Feb. 5, 2002
6316711 Musical sound signal generation apparatus Nov. 13, 2001
6316710 Musical synthesizer capable of expressive phrasing Nov. 13, 2001
6313388 Device for adding fluctuation and method for adding fluctuation to an electronic sound apparatus Nov. 6, 2001
6307140 Music apparatus with pitch shift of input voice dependently on timbre change Oct. 23, 2001
6303852 Apparatus and method for synthesizing musical tones using extended tone color settings Oct. 16, 2001
6300553 Pitch shifter Oct. 9, 2001
6288320 Electric musical instrument Sep. 11, 2001
6284965 Physical model musical tone synthesis system employing truncated recursive filters Sep. 4, 2001
6281423 Tone generation method based on combination of wave parts and tone-generating-data recording method and apparatus Aug. 28, 2001
6271454 Method of controlling tone generating drivers by integrating driver on operating system Aug. 7, 2001
6255578 Tone color setting device of electronic musical instrument Jul. 3, 2001
6235980 Apparatus and method for generating waveform data for musical tone signal generating apparatus May. 22, 2001
6184455 Tone generating method and device Feb. 6, 2001
6184454 Apparatus and method for reproducing a sound with its original tone color from data in which tone color parameters and interval parameters are mixed Feb. 6, 2001
6180863 Music apparatus integrating tone generators through sampling frequency conversion Jan. 30, 2001
6175073 Tone synthesizing device and method based on physical model tone generator Jan. 16, 2001
6143974 Method for additive synthesis of sound Nov. 7, 2000
RE36910 Electronic musical instrument creating timbre by optimum synthesis mode Oct. 17, 2000
6111183 Audio signal synthesis system based on probabilistic estimation of time-varying spectra Aug. 29, 2000
6103965 Musical tone synthesizing apparatus, musical tone synthesizing method and storage medium Aug. 15, 2000
6100461 Wavetable cache using simplified looping Aug. 8, 2000
6101469 Formant shift-compensated sound synthesizer and method of operation thereof Aug. 8, 2000
6096960 Period forcing filter for preprocessing sound samples for usage in a wavetable synthesizer Aug. 1, 2000
6096963 Tone synthesizing apparatus and method based on ensemble of arithmetic processor and dedicated tone generator device Aug. 1, 2000
6075194 Component mount and components for musical instruments Jun. 13, 2000
6069311 Electronic musical instrument having mother board communicable with plug-in board May. 30, 2000
6066794 Gesture synthesizer for electronic sound device May. 23, 2000
6049034 Music synthesis controller and method Apr. 11, 2000
6031173 Apparatus for generating musical tones using impulse response signals Feb. 29, 2000
6020550 Method for building a timbre sample databank for a waveform table Feb. 1, 2000
6011213 Synthesis of sounds played on plucked string instruments, using computers and synthesizers Jan. 4, 2000
6005180 Music and graphic apparatus audio-visually modeling acoustic instrument Dec. 21, 1999
5998724 Tone synthesizing device and method capable of individually imparting effect to each tone to be generated Dec. 7, 1999
5998725 Musical sound synthesizer and storage medium therefor Dec. 7, 1999
5998722 Electronic musical instrument changing timbre by external designation of multiple choices Dec. 7, 1999
5983191 Method and apparatus for automatically compensating tone color Nov. 9, 1999
5981859 Multi tone generator Nov. 9, 1999
5900568 Method for automatic sound synthesis May. 4, 1999

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