clavinet (Electro-mechanical amplified clavichord)

~ String instrument


Originally produced by Hohner from 1964 to 1982, it had keys with rubber-clad metal tines that tapped metal strings and two electric pickups. Its sound has been recreated in many modern synths.


invented by:Ernst Zacharias (instrument inventor working for Hohner) (in 1964)
derived from:clavichord
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Wikidata:Q1099153 [info]