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The physical modelling of a sitar

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dc.contributor.advisor Torre, Giuseppe
dc.contributor.author Ronan, David
dc.date.accessioned 2013-11-06T15:33:05Z
dc.date.available 2013-11-06T15:33:05Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/3434
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description Three files accompany the PDF of this thesis - Sitar.mid; Main.maxpat; poly.sitar.maxpat. Sitar.mid is available here. Main.maxpat and poly.sitar.maxpat can be made available to you upon request. Please contact ULIR administration: ir@ul.ie
dc.description.abstract There has been very little research done with regard to the physical modelling synthesis of the Indian classical instrument the Sitar. This dissertation intends on expanding on what little research has been done on the subject and attempts to model the instrument with modern modelling techniques such as bi-directional digital waveguides, fractional delay filtering and sympathetic vibrations. It also presents a new and unique implementation of a dynamically changing delay line for a non-linear system such as the sitar string that has not been attempted before. It does this by making use of the Karplus-Strong algorithm to control the dynamic delay line. The Karplus-Strong was chosen because of how naturally it represents the decay of a string. This dissertation also attempts to model the sympathetic strings and the resonator of the sitar. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher University of Limerick en_US
dc.subject physical modelling synthesis en_US
dc.subject sitar en_US
dc.subject Indian classical instrument en_US
dc.title The physical modelling of a sitar en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_theses_dissertations en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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