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INSTRUMENTS

Only the instruments heard on the "Hugh Le Caine: Compositions and Instrument Demonstrations" CD are further described on this site.

  • Free Reed Organ (1937)
  • Electronic Sackbut (1945-1973)
    • The 1948 Prototype
    • Playing the Sackbut
    • The Sackbut Synthesizer
    • Inside the 1971 Sackbut
  • Coded Music Apparatus (1952-55)
  • Touch Sensitive Organ (1952-1957)
    • The 1954 Prototype
    • The Keyboard Mechanism
    • Diagrams & Schematics
    • The Commercial Prototype
  • Special Purpose Tape Recorder (1955-1967)
    • The 1955 Prototype
    • The Special Purpose Tape Recorder at the University of Toronto
    • The 1961 Model
    • The Special Purpose Tape Recorder at McGill University
    • The 1967 Model
  • Oscillator Bank (1959)
  • Spectrogram (1959)
  • Level Control Amplifier (1962)
  • Adjustable Filter (1962)
  • Tone Shifter (1962)
  • Alleaphone (1962)
  • Printed Circuit Keyboard (1962)
  • Function Generator (1964)
  • Two-Channel Alternator (1964)
  • Ring Modulator (1964)
  • Device For Expansion and Compression (1964)
  • Envelope Shaper (1965)
  • Tone Mixture Generator (1965)
  • Serial Sound Structure Generator (1966-1970)
    • Inside the Serial Sound Structure Generator
    • The Serial Sound Structure Generator at Expo 67
    • The Serial Sound Structure Generator at McGill University
  • Sonde (1968)
    • Inside the Sonde
    • Schematic
  • Polyphonic Synthesizer (1970)
    • The Polyphonic Synthesizer at McGill University
    • A Close-up view of the Control Panel
  • Paramus (1972-74)

 


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Photographs courtesy of the Music Division of the National Library of Canada.