Ondes Martenot

Automatic Musical Instrument
Date of appearance: 1928
Author: Maurice Martenot
Made in: France
Materials: Wood, Metal
Colors: Brown, Black, Light Brown
Tags: music

The Ondes Martenot ("Martenot waves"), also known as the ondium Martenot, Martenot and ondes musicales, is an early electronic musical instrument invented in 1928 by Maurice Martenot. The original design was similar in sound to the theremin. The sonic capabilities of the instrument were later expanded by the addition of timbral controls and switchable loudspeakers.

Ondes Martenot
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