An electronic musical instrument is a musical instrument that produces sound using electronic circuitry.Such an instrument sounds by outputting an electrical, electronic or digital audio signal that ultimately is plugged into a power amplifier which drives a loudspeaker, creating the sound heard by the performer and listener.
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.A distinction can be made between sound produced using electromechanical means (electroacoustic music) and that produced using electronics only.
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Classical music. Composers who have used these ways of making music include John Cage (1912-1992), Bruno Maderna (1920-1973) and Karlheinz Stockhausen (b.1928). Very often composers combined electronic music with ordinary instruments being played.
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In the electronic organ or synthesizer, sound is made electronically. In the harpsichord, the strings are plucked by quills or “jacks”. In the clavichord, the strings are hit by a metal “tangent”. In the 17th and 18th centuries, the word Clavier was used in Germany to mean any kind of keyboard instrument. Often, the naturals were black ...
An electronic musical instrument is a musical instrument that produces sound using electronics. Such an instrument sounds by outputting an electrical audio signal that ultimately drives a loudspeaker. An electronic instrument might include a user interface for controlling its sound, often by adjusting the pitch, frequency, or duration of each note. However, it is increasingly common to ...
A musical synthesizer is an instrument that uses electricity to make musical sounds. They are the main instrument for making electronic music. Many synthesizers have a keyboard like that of a piano. When playing a piano keyboard, sounds are made by hitting soft hammers against strings pulled very tight.
As electricity became more widely available, the early 20th century saw the invention of electronic musical instruments including the Telharmonium, Trautonium, Ondes Martenot, and theremin. The Hammond organ, introduced in 1935, was the first electronic instrument to enjoy wide success.