I had an idea that I wanted to try, so I tried it. You can try it too, by clicking below. Unless you’re on your phone. You can’t really try it on your phone. It needs a physical keyboard.
Hold the keys on the home row to change the pitch, and hold spacebar to play the currently selected note. You can also change the oscillator waveform, but it’s not going to win any awards for its sound synthesis.
It’s not going to win any awards as anything, really. It’s not a very good instrument!
So let’s talk about the problems, and see if we can do anything to improve them.