string synthesizer (60-80's electronic string-ensemble emulator)

~ Electronic instrument


Developed from the 1960's and used mainly in the 70-80's, it was a cheaper and more portable simplification of the mellotron, emulating string ensembles. Its later hybrid development with the electronic organ created "polyphonic ensemble" synthesizers.


type of:synthesizer
derived from:mellotron (An electromechanical piano)
Wikidata:Q2355465 [info]