~ Tarsos Live - Real Time Tone Scale Analysis» By Joren on Tuesday 25 January 2011
A new version of Tarsos was uploaded today and it contains an exciting (at least my kind of exciting) new feature. It is capable of real-time pitch analysis and tone scale construction. A video should make its use clear:
The immediate feedback is practical for educational purposes: it makes rather vague things like quarter tones or (uncommon) pitch intervals in general quite tangible. It could be used by singers or string players to explore microtonality or to improve their technique. Another use case is ethnomusicologic field-work: if you would want to research Kora tuning (an African harp) Tarsos could be a practical tool for real-time analysis.
Thanks to Olmo Cornelis and Wannes Gonnissen for playing the thumb piano and Saz respectively.