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Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby Eddy Deegan » Fri Jun 04, 2021 1:53 am

Muhahaha

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZPXg_W0apY

:D

(I don't need one and the physical action sounds very clunky but I kinda like the concept!)
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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby The Elf » Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:54 am

Looks like a visualisation of Roland's design strategy for the last twenty years...
;) :D
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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby Wonks » Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:50 am

Except they’ve been working on the mini- and micro-key versions.
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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby Folderol » Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:09 am

Pah! 12 keys should be enough for anyone :lol:
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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby Dave B » Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:27 am

Yes - but does it have poly aftertouch????
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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby Wonks » Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:46 am

Folderol wrote:Pah! 12 keys should be enough for anyone :lol:

Overkill unless you are playing jazz.
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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby BobTheDog » Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:04 pm

I thought the 3 note one at the end was enough for anyone.
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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby Folderol » Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:10 pm

Hmmm. At what point can you no longer call it a keyboard? :lol:

Theremin anyone?
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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby Arpangel » Sat Jun 05, 2021 7:48 am

Dave B wrote:Yes - but does it have poly aftertouch????

Polly Aftertouch, no, she’s busy doing other things.

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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby Wonks » Sat Jun 05, 2021 7:52 am

Folderol wrote:Theremin anyone?

I'd never touch one of those.
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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby Folderol » Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:01 am

Wonks wrote:
Folderol wrote:Theremin anyone?

I'd never touch one of those.
The world's first socially distanced instrument :?:
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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby Arpangel » Sun Jun 06, 2021 8:31 pm

Wonks wrote:
Folderol wrote:Theremin anyone?

I'd never touch one of those.

Me neither, it’s the epitome of alternative controllers, as I said in another thread, it’s contribution is minimal, unless you’re into imitating opera arias, in which case, it’s superb, and I’m not being sarcastic.
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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby Wonks » Sun Jun 06, 2021 9:16 pm

Folderol wrote:
Wonks wrote:
Folderol wrote:Theremin anyone?

I'd never touch one of those.
The world's first socially distanced instrument :?:

Bagpipes were being played a long time before the Theremin came out.
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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby Folderol » Mon Jun 07, 2021 7:28 am

Wonks wrote:
Folderol wrote:
Wonks wrote:
Folderol wrote:Theremin anyone?

I'd never touch one of those.
The world's first socially distanced instrument :?:

Bagpipes were being played a long time before the Theremin came out.
Nope. The player isn't socially distanced from the instrument :lol:
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Re: Something for The Elf regarding short keyboards

Postby Wonks » Mon Jun 07, 2021 7:32 am

But everyone else is, and that’s what matters.
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