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  • n. The quality or state of being not or less then totally harmonious
  • n. The degree to which the frequencies of overtones (known as partial tones or harmonics) depart from whole multiples of the fundamental frequency.

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  • The thickness of the string causes its harmonic vibrations to be flatter than they ought to be; this is called "inharmonicity".

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  • Obviously electronic pianos do not have inharmonicity, and we'll ignore the psychoacoustic problems for our purposes.

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  • Range: -1.00 to +1.00 Stiffness / Inharmonicity Allows you to intensify / reduce the strength of inharmonicity in the sound.

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