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Trautonium
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The Trautonium is a monophonic electronic musical instrument which is controlled by a sort of resistor ribbon instead of a keyboard.The musician presses the ribbon against a conductive plate. The pitch depends on where the ribbon is pressed, which defines the resistance of the ribbon. The musician can create gliding on it or create vibrato with small movements.


The original Trautonium
Germany
Germany
43
43
Friedrich Trautwein
Friedrich Trautwein
(1888 -1956) professor at the Berlin Music Academy
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The original Trautonium