1) A control on a synthesizer or MIDI keyboard for raising or lowering the pitch of a musical tone. 2) A control found professional CD players and some turntables for making incremental changes in pitch. Playlist - 1) A sequential list of soundfiles programmed for playback by a computer. 2) A group of music selections programmed for playback on a CD player or other playback media.
A means by which the pitch of a sound is altered upwards or downwards. This is equivalent to the act of physically bending a guitar string, hence the name. There is also a special MIDI control message of the same name.
A Continuous Controller that can be applied to synthesized notes, usually from a wheel on a keyboard's left side. Turning the wheel raises or lowers the sound's pitch.
a MIDI controller that can vary the pitch of a sound.
A special control message specifically designed to produce a change in pitch in response to the movement of a pitch bend wheel or lever. Pitch bend data can be recorded and edited, just like any other MIDI controller data, even though it isn't part of the Controller message group.