Music 66 /
Engineering Science 95me


Electronic Musical Instrument Design

Instructor: Paul D. Lehrman   •   M, W 1:30 - 2:45 pm
(SPRING SEMESTER ONLY )

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INFORMATION:

What is this Course and Who Should Take It?

Course Requirements, Policies, Calendar

Assignments

Readings, Documentation & Media

Lecture notes

Max Patch examples


Guest Presentations—Spring 2014:
All presentations are open to the public
!

Leon Gruenbaum Samchillian, a relativistic instrument

Vessela StoyanovaMarimba Lumina

Bruce Ronkin, Northeastern University, Yamaha WX5 wind controller


Read about this course:


Winter 2007


November 2006

MAGAZINE
August 2005



November 13, 2001


Bridging the Gap Between Art and Science Education Through Teaching Electronic Musical Instrument Design
by instructor Paul Lehrman and student Todd Ryan, presented at the 5th
New Interfaces for Musical Expression

conference, Vancouver, Canada, May 2005.

2014 Final Projects
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The Xenomod

Jasper Degens
Nate Grossman
Eli Jarzombek
Kyle Savidge

The Piezo Kalimba

Solomon Krevans
Brian McLaughlin
Chris Penny
Nick Picariello

The Spiral of Fifths

Josh Fishbein
Ruben Sonz-Barnes
Andrew Whitehead






Project reports from past years…
 
2013
 

The Rainflute

Tom Cahill
Case Jemison
Meredith Packer

The Jazz Hands

Liam Cassidy
Saul Sparber
Drew Zeiba

The Electric Slide
(a/k/a The Lehremin)


Nick Adolph
Ben Silver
Jake Lazarus


 
2012
 

The Modular Composition Arcade

Ben Ewing
Eli Kohlenberg
Jeffrey Prescott
Scott Winther

Loop Loop Revolution

John Bradley
Scott Jacobson
Joo Kang

The Boxitron 5,000,000

Neil Foxman
Nick Harmon
Andrew Schweig
Jonathan Wolf


 
2011
The E-Ccordian


Kristen Ford

Nick Fuchs
Zach Meyer
Lloyd Olson

The Laser Bass


Anit Das
Peter Edwards
Nate Typrowicz-Cohen
Andrew Kim

The DJ Hands


Tyler Andrews

Brian Bresee
Patrick McKelvy
Matt Seaton

2009

The griDJ • The Kitty Bass Big Daddy • The Sorcerer
The Swords of MIDI • Box O' Bouncy Balls


2010

Max MIDI Talk Box • The Thimble-izer
The MIDI Trumpet • The Fanny Pick

2007
The Racket Saber
Drum Pants

2008
The Xenbox • The Octable
The Musical Stick • Red vs. Blue
MusicaI Shoes • The Electronic Baby
The MIDI Tie • One Man Band (v2.0)


Edward Sensorhands
The Digital Washboard
The Virtual Lunga
The Carstrument


The Ubertheremin
The Laserharp
The Robolunga
The Schwinnophone
Nintendarcade


The Four-Wheeled Cello
The M*A*R*T*H*A
The Big-A**Box
The Stringless Guitar



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