The Electrical Production of Music
A review of the various means by which musical tones may be created electrically is given. The description of instruments of the keyboard type, such as the electronic organ, is followed by a discussion of the important elements of the musical sound, the extensions and modifications provided by electrical synthesis, and the resulting expansion of the resources available to the composer. A brief analysis of the characteristics of typical recent electronic musical instruments which elaborates on the foregoing discussion concludes the paper.
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