Patent Number: 6,967,270

Title: Strummable electric harpsichord

Abstract: A musical instrument includes a plurality of strings and a plurality of pluckers. The strings are tuned in an ascending sequence, such as a chromatic sequence. The pluckers are associated with a different one of the plurality of strings and are adapted to pluck the string at a range of plucking frequencies. Control means enable selective control of the frequency with which the pluckers pluck the strings.

Inventors: Gerardi; Michael M. (Menifee, CA), Piccionelli; Gregory A. L (Westlake Village, CA)


International Classification: G10F 1/00 (20060101); G10F 1/20 (20060101); G10D 001/22 ()

Expiration Date: 1/22/02018