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Digital Piano? Oh No – 100% Analogue!

February 5th, 2019 in Top Video Picks by | 3 comments

What happens when innovative acoustical ideas come across a vintage broken piano? Well, Ukrainian musicians transformed it into a unique and completely analog hybrid of 20 different instruments that are each connected and controlled by the piano keys.

The musicians in the band Brunettes Shoot Blondes came up with an idea of making a true analog construction which could play different instruments nested inside the rim just by playing. When pressing a key, the piano hammers beat a marimba, tambourine, cymbals or even castanets. There are also special mechanical devices which allow playing of cello, violins and organ.

Read more at designboom.com

Details about the construction: www.thomann.de/blog/en/bsb-houston/

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  • Jorge Antunes says:

    I’ve never seen so much, for so little!
    Pierre Schaffer did better in 1948, with his “piano of noises”.

  • luis says:

    woow!! creativity expression on his maximal level!!

    beautiful result.

  • Sinta Wiranata says:

    I’m impressed bout your post and your blog. I have bought new one piano at once in online shop. Thats was memory that I never forget. Playing piano was fun for me, its like a game.

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