Viola Organista Log Out | Topics | Search
Moderators | Register | Edit Profile

Alembic Club » Miscellaneous » Archive through January 31, 2014 » Viola Organista « Previous Next »

Author Message
Senior Member
Username: cozmik_cowboy

Post Number: 1626
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Monday, November 18, 2013 - 9:29 pm:   Edit Post

So, Leonardo da Vinci designed a keyboard that bowed strings, but never built it; now, after 500 years, a guy has built it from Leo's plans and plays it. Enjoy!

Senior Member
Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3103
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Monday, November 18, 2013 - 9:55 pm:   Edit Post

___ Das ist kool !!!!!!!
Senior Member
Username: keith_h

Post Number: 1927
Registered: 2-2005
Posted on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 7:29 am:   Edit Post

The sound reminds me a lot of the old melodeon organ I own. The attack is almost identical. The notes themselves are very close to the reeds in an old pump organ which are a bit fuller than the reeds in a melodeon.

Advanced Member
Username: peoplechipper

Post Number: 376
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 11:36 pm:   Edit Post

WOW. that could be reinforcement to any string section...he needs to produce them NOW; any string quartet could add one and sound like eight!...Leonardo is my hero but he even now nudges the

Topics | Last Day | Last Week | Tree View | Search | Help/Instructions | Program Credits Administration