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  • How Mellotrons Work and What Makes Them So Special

    How Mellotrons Work and What Makes Them So Special

    Pipe organs are expensive. They’re such large installations that they’re as much architectural and carpentry projects as they are musical instruments, and therefore out of reach of most individuals and small institutions. Engineer and inventor Laurens Hammond searched for a cheaper alternative with his tonewheel organs in the 1930s. But while these instruments are pretty cool […]

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Ryan Lott: Designing Sample-Based Instruments