Definition of pitch bend in English:

pitch bend


  • A mechanism in a synthesizer that enables the player to change the pitch of the note played by a small amount.

    ‘A Hexaphonic pickup sends pitch bend and note data for each string on a separate MIDI channel.’
    • ‘Seven on-chip audio effects (pitch bend, vibrato, delay, reverb, chorus, compression and Doppler effect) bring sound qualities previously unavailable to mobile phones.’


pitch bend

/piCH bend/ /pɪtʃ bɛnd/