Ondes Martenot

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Ondes Martenot

Postby Drumstruck » Tue Aug 05, 2014 4:08 pm

You synth guys have probably heard of this device - an interesting piece of gear - would it qualify as the first synth?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yy9UBjrUjwo

and the soniccouture sample set:

http://www.soniccouture.com/en/products ... Web%20Page
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Re: Ondes Martenot

Postby headman » Tue Aug 05, 2014 6:23 pm

The Telharmonium, beats it by a few years (late 19th century), and strangely enough it used tonewheels to generate the sound. Heavier than a Hammond though!


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Re: Ondes Martenot

Postby mylesgm » Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:56 pm

250tons I believe...
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Re: Ondes Martenot

Postby NYMo » Thu Aug 07, 2014 10:55 pm

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