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Module 7 - Electronic Music

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Electronic Music  ::   Electric Organs  ::   Synthesizers  ::   Digital Recording  ::   Digital Computers

Electric Organs

An electronic organ does not have any pipes, so the sound it produces is created electronically. In this chapter we will look at the electronic organ and learn about the different types and parts of those organs.

To successfully complete this chapter you should...

  • Read chapter 26 in your text book (pages 521-535).
  • Carefully study the important concepts about electronic organs.
  • Be able to list the features of electronic organs.
  • Be able to describe how early and modern electronic organs work.

Important Concepts

Celeste
Drawbar
Electromechanical generator
Flanging
Flip-flop
Fuzz-box
Phaser
Theremin
Tremulant
Vibrato

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