The Synthfonio – a Musical Instrument for Everyone

If you’re a maker who thought about learning to play an instrument, this might be a great project for you.

via FrancoMolina on instructables

This is an easy to learn instrument, simple to operate, improvisation oriented and with an endless possibility of sounds (as a MIDI controller). It features 2 sets of keys, one to define chords and key signatures, and another one to actually play the notes. Whatever chord is pressed in the instruments neck keys will define the pitch of the keys on the instrument handle, similar to a guitar, violin, and other string instruments; with the added advance that this one is a smart device that can interpret the scale being played from a single notes or pair of notes.

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