Mechatronic Keyboard Music: Design, Evaluation, and Use of a New Mechatronic Harmonium


This paper describes the design, building, evaluation, and use of Kritaanjli, a new mechatronic harmonium. The harmonium, an instrument popular in Indian folk and devotional music, is augmented herein in a manner that does not permanently affect the instrument. Capable of playing 44 simultaneous notes and variable-intensity bellows pumping events… (More)


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