Based out of Quebec, Yves Frulla has dedicated much of his career to the music industry. Having played keyboards for Celine Dion on her tours and for her Las Vegas show, Frulla possesses an intensive understanding of the synthesizer and synthesizer programming.

For more than half a century, the synthesizer has changed music. Although it became most notable during the 1980s, it has played an important role on the auditory landscape before and since. The synthesizer operates based on the core elements of sound. Each sound contains unique elements such as frequency, amplitude, and period, and sounds combine to form harmonies. With synthesizers, musicians can choose the underlying tone they want, and the machine will allow them to alter it to their desire.

Like all instruments, synthesizers contain a generator, which produces the sound, and a resonator, which allows the sound to travel. In most synthesizers, these elements are the oscillator and the filter, respectively. Early analog synthesizers required the oscillator to alter electricity into the preferred pitch while the filter allowed them to further adjust its properties. Most synthesizers today are digital and convert binary signals into sound, but they function on the same principles as the original devices.
 





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