The Synthesizer (Part 2)

A synthesizer, in general, has the same two components as virtually any other instrument: a generator and a resonator. To provide an analogy, let’s consider the violin. On the violin, the strings and bow are the generators and the body of the instrument is the...

The Synthesizer (Part 1)

The synthesizer is a musical instrument that produces sound by using one or more electric generators such as valves or oscillators. It’s a device capable of producing sinusoidal, rectangular, or triangular sound signals at the output. A synthesizer relies solely...

The Keytar – Keyboard Instruments

A Keytar is a synthesizer instrument that is worn like a guitar. Traditional keyboards sit on stationary stands or as part of heavy, floor-mounted systems. In comparison, Keytars allow players to move freely on stage. Manufacturers refer to this kind of keyboard as a...