JSyn - modular synthesis API for Java.
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WARNING - This tutorial describes the old original JSyn API. Please refer to the current docs for more up-to-date information.

JSyn Tutorial

Hearing Absolute Timing

This Applet trys to play two parallel sequences of steady notes. One is twice as fast as the other. The fast one plays a four note sequence and the slow one plays a two note sequence.

It uses the Absolute Timing technique from the previous page, which prevents drifting over time.

To Do:

Here is the source code for this program.