Physical Modeling and Hybrid Synthesis for the Gyil African Xylophone

@inproceedings{Godlovitch2014PhysicalMA,
  title={Physical Modeling and Hybrid Synthesis for the Gyil African Xylophone},
  author={Daniel Godlovitch and Tiago Fernandes Tavares and George Tzanetakis},
  year={2014}
}
We propose a physical model for the Gyil, an African pentatonic idiophone with wooden bars that have similar sonic characteristics to the western marimba. The primary focus is modeling the gourds that are suspended beneath each bar and have a similar role to the tuned tubes below the bars in western mallet instruments. The prominent effect of these… CONTINUE READING