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Evolving Tooka: from Experiment to Instrument

@inproceedings{Fels2004EvolvingTF,
  title={Evolving Tooka: from Experiment to Instrument},
  author={Sidney S. Fels and Linda T. Kaastra and Sachiyo Takahashi and Graeme McCaig},
  booktitle={NIME},
  year={2004}
}
The Tooka was created as an exploration of two person instruments. We have worked with two Tooka performers to enhance the original experimental device to make a musical instrument played and enjoyed by them. The main additions to the device include: an additional button that behaves as a music capture button, a bend sensor, an additional thumb-actuated pressure sensor for vibrato, additional musical mapping strategies, and new interfacing hardware. These developments arose through experiences… 

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