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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Term for system of elec. apparatus which can be used to control or produce sounds (usually from a kbd.). Used by composers of elec. mus. Its invention, by Robert Moog in 1965,...

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Synthesizer

Hugh Davies.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1126 words.

An electronic instrument, usually incorporating a keyboard, capable of producing more complex sounds than other electronic instruments that directly imitate traditional acoustic...

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synthesizer

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Term for system of elec. apparatus which can be used to control or produce sounds (usually from a kbd.). Used by composers of elec. mus. Its invention, by Robert Moog in 1965,...

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Klatt synthesizer

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A speech synthesizer written by Dennis Klatt at MIT. See also speech synthesis.

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Klatt synthesizer

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 15 words.

A speech synthesizer written by Dennis Klatt at MIT. See also speech synthesis.

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Klatt synthesizer

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 15 words.

A speech synthesizer written by Dennis Klatt at MIT. See also speech synthesis.

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Moog synthesizer

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 65 words.

The synthesizer, as an electronic musical instrument so called because it originally ‘synthesized’ or combined different items of equipment, was

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Moog synthesizer

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 52 words.

The proprietary name of a musical synthesizer, an electronic device for reproducing the sound of various musical instruments and also

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Siemens Synthesizer

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 358 words.

Electronic composition machine (not a synthesizer in the current sense of the word), developed by Helmut Klein and W. Schaaf

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String synthesizer

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 194 words.

Type of keyboard synthesizer intended to imitate electronically the sounds of a string ensemble. Used chiefly in rock and other

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Dartmouth Digital Synthesizer

Edited by Charles Hiroshi Garrett.

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 29 words.

A digital synthesizer developed by Sydney Alonso, Cameron Jones, and Jon Appleton in 1972–4; it was superseded

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RCA Electronic Music Synthesizer

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 268 words.

An early form of synthesizer, more accurately described as an electronic composition machine. It was designed and developed by Harry

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Dartmouth Digital Synthesizer

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 100 words.

Digital synthesizer developed by Sydney A. Alonso (hardware), Cameron W. Jones (software), and the composer Jon Appleton (musical design) between

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RCA Electronic Music Synthesizer

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 255 words.

Early form of synthesizer, more accurately described as an electronic composition machine. It was designed and developed by Harry F.

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RCA Electronic Music Synthesizer

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 82 words.

An electronic composition machine (not a synthesizer in the current sense of the word). It was developed by Harry F(erdinand) Olson (b Mount Pleasant, IA, 28 Dec 1902; d Princeton, NJ, 1...

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synthesizer

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

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an instrument that automates a chemical synthesis, especially of peptides or oligonucleotides.

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synthesizer

Edited by Andrew J. Butterfield and John Szymanski.

in A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electronic Engineering. 72 words.

1. An electronic musical instrument, usually operated by keyboard and pedals, in which sounds are produced by, for example, additive,

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synthesizer

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 15 words.

an instrument that automates a chemical synthesis, especially of peptides or oligonucleotides.

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synthesizer

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 205 words.

Term for system of elec. apparatus which can be used to control or produce sounds (usually from a kbd.). Used

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Synthesizer

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 674 words.

Electronic musical device or software program used to generate and combine audio signals, using either analog or digital processes.

Analog

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Synthesizer

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 2858 words.

Electronic musical device or software system used to generate, combine, and process audio signals. Some earlier electronic instruments that were

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