Add Glissando playback style 'bend'

• Oct 5, 2016 - 16:09
Reported version
3.x-dev
Priority
P2 - Medium
Type
Functional
Frequency
Many
Severity
S5 - Suggestion
Reproducibility
Always
Status
PR created
Regression
No
Workaround
No
Project

Some instruments (such as vocals) are able to perform a glissando as if it were a long pitchbend/slide between two notes.

Current workaround for playback purposes (using a hidden bend) only works for intervals of up to 3 tones and doesn't play well with tied notes ending with a glissando.


Comments

I was just about to suggest this exact feature again; I'm glad I came across this thread first. I like Jojo's idea of calling it "continuous" or Jeetee's "smooth," and I definitely can't wait for when (if) this gets implemented. The closest I've been able to get to a continuous glissando over a large range with multiple instruments (even trombones) is having them all leap by different intervals, forcing them to change notes at different times, creating a "mush" of changing notes. It sounds more or less continuous, but it also sounds like a mess.

I'd like to add my support for this feature - as a fretless bass player this would be useful for making transcriptions sound more faithful.