Re: Intuitive EA Proformance Practice Research

Subject: Re: Intuitive EA Proformance Practice Research
From: Kevin Austin (
Date: Thu Oct 13 2005 - 11:38:05 EDT

Late 40s then early-70s. Hugh Le Caine, Sackbut and Poly. The sackbut
control was global (but it was a monophonic instrument), the Poly
(PaulE?) was full-fledged individual keys, with a strip controler (*)

The non-commercialization of Le Caine's instruments is a sad chapter
in the history of ea in Canada.



(* not to be confused with the upstairs bouncer)

At 16:18 +0100 2005/10/13, Richard Wentk wrote:
>Once upon a time - I think it was the late 70s - there was also an
>experimental keyboard design that offered something similar -
>aftertouch, and also direct physical vibrato by moving the keys from
>side to side. It never turned into a commercial product because it
>wasn't cheap, and the market was limited. Which is always a problem.

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