Hyperviolin Performance

The Hyperviolin, as seen in performance above by Ani Kavafian and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra (rehearsal session for debut, September 1993). Also available are a closeup of Ani playing in this session and another view of Ani and the violin bow. The Hyperviolin sensors, as described in a Computer Music Journal article by Joe Paradiso and Neil Gershenfeld (see below), measure the position, placement, and pressure of the bow, without requiring a wired bow connection.

Musical Applications of Electric Field Sensing Joseph A. Paradiso and Neil Gershenfeld, Computer Music Journal 21(2), Summer 1997, pp. 69-89.

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