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8093482 Detection and processing of signals in stringed instruments  
An embodiment of the present invention is directed to a method and system for electronic sensing of string instrument input. The method includes receiving a first signal from a peak detection...
8030567 Generalized electronic music interface  
A generalized interface for interconnecting a wide range of electronic musical instruments and signal processing systems includes an outgoing multi-channel audio interface and an outgoing control...
7851688 Portable sound processing device  
A portable sound processing device [1000] designed to retrofit a portable digital player (PDP) such as an iPod sold by Apple, Inc., includes a display [1201] for interacting with a user, a...
7122732 Apparatus and method for separating music and voice using independent component analysis algorithm for two-dimensional forward network  
Provided is an apparatus and method for separating music and voice using an independent component analysis method for a two-dimensional forward network. The apparatus of separating music and voice...
7026537 Multiplexing system for digital signals formatted on different standards, method used therein, demultiplexing system, method used therein computer programs for the methods and information storage media for storing the computer programs  
A user is fingering a piece of music on an electronic piano in ensemble with the playback of a piece of music recorded in a compact disc; while the user is playing the piece of music, the...
6967277 Audio tone controller system, method, and apparatus  
Embodiments of the invention comprise a new device and technique to realize a utilization for providing a system, method, and apparatus for providing an improved audio tone control and generation....
6501011 Sensor array MIDI controller  
A MIDI controller musical instrument (80) with buttons (34) on two sensorboards (54,56) for controlling musical notes. The buttons (34) are arranged such that the most harmonious note combinations...
6198035 Musical sound signal generation apparatus  
There is disclosed a musical sound signal generation apparatus for creating vacant channels by monaural sounding, in which a left/right balance is maintained and the total sound volume can be...
6121534 Natural-scale tone-generator apparatus for MIDI musical keyboards  
After centuries of compromise and frustration, the unacceptable distortion created by equal-tempered-scale tuning can finally be eliminated and a musical keyboard instrument will be able to...
6018118 System and method for controlling a music synthesizer  
A signal mapping system maps sensor signals into control signals that control the operation of a music synthesizer. A "one to many" mapping technique is used, allowing at least some of the sensor...
5977468 Music system of transmitting performance information with state information  
A music system is constructed by a transmitter for transmitting performance information and a receiver for receiving the performance information so as to reproduce music performance. In the...
5925842 Electronic music tone generator with power saving control  
A waveform generator LSI generates waveform data in units of time slots corresponding to tone generation channels in accordance with tone control data assigned to the individual channels, and...
5869781 Tone signal generator having a sound effect function  
A tone signal generator includes a tone signal data generating device, a signal data generating device, and a sound effects imparting device, such as a digital signal processor. The sound effects...
5824938 Velocity sensing trigger interface for musical instrument  
An electronic instrument which generates sound using a sound generator upon receipt of a trigger signal. Each pad actuator for generating a trigger signal includes first and second actuators for...
5804754 Wave table sound source capable of processing external waveform  
A music apparatus is provided with a memory device that stores waveform data, and a sound device that has a plurality of tone generating channels, each of which is tuned in normal setting...
5802187 Two-channel programmable sound generator with volume control  
Disclosed is a programmable sound generator for generating digital outputs of tone and noise signals used for producing computer sound effects. The programmable sound generator includes at least...
5753844 Music play apparatus with advance resetting for subsequent playing  
A music play apparatus has a data supply unit for providing performance data and initialization data associated to a desired music piece, and a sound source unit for reproducing the music piece...
5708227 Electronic musical instrument  
In an electronic musical instrument which generates musical tone signals based on playing information input from a key switch circuit 10, a key scan circuit 11 includes a decode circuit 22 to...
5698805 Tone signal generator for producing multioperator tone signals  
The present invention relates to a tone signal generator. The tone signal generator includes first tone signal generation means for producing a dual-tone, multi-frequency ("DTMF") audio signal;...
5677504 Tone signal generator  
A tone signal generator includes a plurality of tone generation channels, and a tone generation control data memory for storing instruction data for instructing tone generation or tone release and...
5557057 Electronic keyboard instrument  
An electronic musical instrument is designed in a generally guitar-shaped configuration with a fingerboard containing rows of keys replacing each string, one key for each string/fret position....
5508469 Musical tone synthesizing apparatus capable of changing musical parameters in real-time  
A musical tone synthesizing apparatus comprises a digital signal processor (i.e., DSP), a main memory and a sub memory. The main memory stores main instructions, while the sub memory stores sub...
5446237 Electronic musical instrument having a control section memory for generating musical tone parameters  
An electronic musical instrument having a common memory, a tone generator and a control section. The common memory stores a plurality of musical tone parameters and is accessed by the tone...
5442125 Signal processing apparatus for repeatedly performing a same processing on respective output channels in time sharing manner  
A signal processing apparatus according to the present invention is used as a sound source, an effecting machine and/or a communication equipment, which simultaneously generates or processes a...
5367119 Local control function apparatus having a single switch  
An electronic musical instrument, which, in consonance with the state of a local control function, is designed to play music independently or in conjunction with an external device, includes a...
5214229 Electronic musical instrument with tone color setting switches  
An electronic musical instrument capable of generating musical sounds of a plurality of tone colors simply by designating a plurality of tone colors simultaneously in the tone color switches. The...
5214230 Musical tone data compensation apparatus  
A musical tone data compensation apparatus which detects chord components in a performance data stored in accordance with operation of a keyboard and modifies touch data of each tone composing a...
5202528 Electronic musical instrument with a note detector capable of detecting a plurality of notes sounded simultaneously  
A voice input to a microphone is converted by an A/D converter to a digital signal which is then delivered to a DSP, which extracts the notes of the input voice for determining same. The...
5151554 High speed switch scanning apparatus  
A key matrix scanning apparatus is provided. The key matrix comprises a plurality of switches which are arranged at intersections of a plurality of input signal lines and a plurality of output...
5136913 Play control device for electronic musical instrument  
A rhythm play control device for an electronic musical instrument stores the number of operations of a single operator, and includes a memory device and a central processing unit which responds...
5115705 Modular electronic keyboard with improved signal generation  
An improved percussive action electronic keyboard for play as a musical instrument of the type having pivoted playing keys having camming surfaces distal from finger contact surfaces thereof,...
5099738 MIDI musical translator  
A MIDI-compatible musical instrument controller includes a keyboard having a plurality of keys and circuitry for electronically scanning the keyboard and for producing individual key-depression...
5054358 Polyphonic electronic musical instrument  
Memory means is provided such that it is capable of reading and writing tone source control data for an available number of channels. Each channel time is divided into two divisions for instance....
4955278 Optimization of waveform operation in electronic musical instrument  
An electronic musical instrument having a number of keys, having tone generators capable of simultaneous tone production, the tone generators being smaller in number than the number of keys. The...
4911052 Key assigner system for electronic musical instrument  
A key assigner system for an electronic musical instrument having an assignment memory assignment channel number N equal to or less than the number of signal sources of a musical tone signal...
4815352 Electronic musical instrument  
A tone source system for a superior electronic musical instrument suitable for an LSI application in which the wave data can be provided in a time division multiplex form, or the envelope data can...
4781096 Musical tone generating apparatus  
A musical tone generating apparatus for an electronic musical instrument utilizing a data compression system is disclosed. This musical tone generating apparatus is basically constructed by a...
4747332 Electronic musical instrument forming tones by wave computation  
An electronic musical instrument is provided of the type in which a musical tone signal is formed by executing computations according to a mathematical formula such as a frequency modulation...
4736333 Electronic musical instrument  
An array of universal processing elements (UPEs) may be interconnected through a switching matrix in response to control words which are in turn produced by a programmed digital computer in...
4733591 Electronic musical instrument  
An electronic musical instrument comprises: a keyboard circuit for generating a pitch data signal which designates the note name of a musical tone to be produced; a speech signal generator for...
4719833 Tone signal generation device with interpolation of sample points  
A note clock generation circuit generates note clock pulses in correspondence to a note name of a tone to be generated. An octave rate data generation circuit generates rate data in correspondence...
4683794 Automatic music playing apparatus capable of producing a plurality of different sounds simultaneously  
A plurality of rhythm designation data are supplied from a CPU, and latched in corresponding individual latches which are responsive to channel data from a decoder. The latched data are supplied...
4651611 Touch dynamics signal generator for electronic musical instruments  
The touch dynamics of the operation of keys of an electronic musical instrument are determined through the use of pressure sensitive transducers associated with the keys, the transducers each...
4632001 Polyphonic electronic musical instrument performing D/A conversion of tone waveshape data  
A tone generation circuit can generate digital tone signals in a plurality of channels on a time shared basis and these digital tone signals are supplied to a digital-to-analog converter provided...
4573390 Play data detecting system for electronic musical instruments  
A play data detecting system for an electronic musical instrument in which in the case of multiplexing together and scanning note select signals from key switches and function select signals from...
RE32069 Device for detecting a key switch operation  
A device for detecting a key switch operation capable of detecting an operating state of a plurality of key switches which are commonly connected with respect to each row line (block line) at one...
4539883 Electronic musical instrument performing D/A conversion of plural tone signals  
This electronic musical instrument comprises digital tone generation circuits having a plurality of tone generation channels each being capable of selecting a tone color independently from other...
4534257 Electronic musical instrument  
A plurality of channels for generating musical tones are provided in LSI chips. A CPU allots a performance mode selected by select switches to the channel or channels. The melody sounds or...
4524665 Dynamic controller for sampling channels in an electronic organ having multiplexed keying  
The present invention is a circuit for controlling the sampling of plurality of channels in an electronic organ having multiplexed keying. The channels having information signals at a particular...
4520706 Electronic musical instrument  
The touch dynamics of the operation of keys of an electronic musical instrument are determined through the use of pressure sensitive transducers associated with the keys, the transducers providing...

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