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US2645968A
US2645968A US169891A US16989150A US2645968A US 2645968 A US2645968 A US 2645968A US 169891 A US169891 A US 169891A US 16989150 A US16989150 A US 16989150A US 2645968 A US2645968 A US 2645968A
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    • G10H5/00Instruments in which the tones are generated by means of electronic generators
    • G10H5/02Instruments in which the tones are generated by means of electronic generators using generation of basic tones
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    • G10H2230/045Special instrument [spint], i.e. mimicking the ergonomy, shape, sound or other characteristic of a specific acoustic musical instrument category
    • G10H2230/245Spint accordion, i.e. mimicking accordions; Electrophonic instruments with one or more typical accordion features, e.g. special accordion keyboards or bellows, electrophonic aspects of mechanical accordions, Midi-like control therefor
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
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US2854879A (en) * 1955-10-17 1958-10-07 Chicago Musical Instr Company Electrical musical instrument
US2928306A (en) * 1957-09-16 1960-03-15 Hammond Organ Co Oscillators and circuitry for a musical instrument with rapid starting characteristics
US2962922A (en) * 1957-11-12 1960-12-06 Pacific Mercury Television Mfg Chord organ
US2964986A (en) * 1956-05-10 1960-12-20 Baldwin Piano Co Push button chord derivation and apparatus
US2969704A (en) * 1958-07-08 1961-01-31 Wurlitzer Co Mechanism for playing chords
US3000252A (en) * 1953-10-09 1961-09-19 Baldwin Piano Co Electric musical instrument
US3001434A (en) * 1959-03-23 1961-09-26 Duca Thomas S Lo Keyboard for chord organ
US3011378A (en) * 1958-06-06 1961-12-05 Hurvitz Hyman Automatic electronic organ
US3013462A (en) * 1958-04-03 1961-12-19 Sr Frayne L Combs Chord selectors for chord organs
US3046826A (en) * 1958-07-07 1962-07-31 Justin A Kramer Single keyboard electronic carillon
US3051032A (en) * 1959-03-18 1962-08-28 Hammond Organ Co Single manual double countermelody electrical musical instrument
US3099700A (en) * 1958-02-13 1963-07-30 Abo Mustad & Son Musical instrument
US3118961A (en) * 1960-12-27 1964-01-21 Richard H Peterson Electronic organ with automatic means for playing chords and facilitating the learning thereof
US3149528A (en) * 1959-02-24 1964-09-22 Gunten Lee L Von Piano having electric playing means therefor
US3198055A (en) * 1959-02-24 1965-08-03 Seeburg Corp Piano having chord playing means
US3227027A (en) * 1963-11-12 1966-01-04 Seeburg Corp Piano having electrically controlled note sustaining means
US3247310A (en) * 1962-09-13 1966-04-19 Chicago Musical Instr Co Musical instrument
US3250847A (en) * 1965-02-04 1966-05-10 Chamberlin Instr Company Inc Musical instrument with record type tone generator
US3432607A (en) * 1964-08-17 1969-03-11 Joh Mustad Ab Bass control of electronic musical instruments
DE1949313A1 (en) * 1969-09-30 1971-04-08 Rainer Dr Boehm Electronic organ
US3590129A (en) * 1969-04-23 1971-06-29 Alfred B Freeman Electronic chord selection device for a musical instrument
US3651729A (en) * 1969-08-29 1972-03-28 Nippon Musical Instruments Mfg Circuit for rapid note passage in electronic musical instrument
US3711618A (en) * 1971-02-22 1973-01-16 A Freeman Automatic harmony apparatus
US3715442A (en) * 1970-12-15 1973-02-06 A Freeman Chord tone generator control system
US3766305A (en) * 1972-07-17 1973-10-16 Hammond Corp D.c. keyed high low select preference system for polyphonic electrical musical instruments
US4282786A (en) * 1979-09-14 1981-08-11 Kawai Musical Instruments Mfg. Co., Ltd. Automatic chord type and root note detector
DE102014014856A1 (en) 2014-10-08 2016-04-14 Christopher Hyna Musical instrument, which chord trigger, which are simultaneously triggered and each of which a concrete chord, which consists of several music notes of different pitch classes, associated

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US2166202A (en) * 1936-12-30 1939-07-18 Mallory & Co Inc P R Electric organ
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US2162382A (en) * 1938-06-23 1939-06-13 Heim Oscar Bellows-operated reed instrument
US2266030A (en) * 1940-07-05 1941-12-16 Hammond Laurens Electrical musical instrument
US2297829A (en) * 1940-11-12 1942-10-06 Jr John Hays Hammond Electric piano with pedal control
US2332076A (en) * 1941-04-07 1943-10-19 Hammond Instr Co Electrical musical instrument
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US2403090A (en) * 1944-09-19 1946-07-02 Central Commercial Co Electronic organ
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* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US3000252A (en) * 1953-10-09 1961-09-19 Baldwin Piano Co Electric musical instrument
US2854879A (en) * 1955-10-17 1958-10-07 Chicago Musical Instr Company Electrical musical instrument
US2964986A (en) * 1956-05-10 1960-12-20 Baldwin Piano Co Push button chord derivation and apparatus
US2928306A (en) * 1957-09-16 1960-03-15 Hammond Organ Co Oscillators and circuitry for a musical instrument with rapid starting characteristics
US2962922A (en) * 1957-11-12 1960-12-06 Pacific Mercury Television Mfg Chord organ
US3099700A (en) * 1958-02-13 1963-07-30 Abo Mustad & Son Musical instrument
US3013462A (en) * 1958-04-03 1961-12-19 Sr Frayne L Combs Chord selectors for chord organs
US3011378A (en) * 1958-06-06 1961-12-05 Hurvitz Hyman Automatic electronic organ
US3046826A (en) * 1958-07-07 1962-07-31 Justin A Kramer Single keyboard electronic carillon
US2969704A (en) * 1958-07-08 1961-01-31 Wurlitzer Co Mechanism for playing chords
US3198055A (en) * 1959-02-24 1965-08-03 Seeburg Corp Piano having chord playing means
US3149528A (en) * 1959-02-24 1964-09-22 Gunten Lee L Von Piano having electric playing means therefor
US3051032A (en) * 1959-03-18 1962-08-28 Hammond Organ Co Single manual double countermelody electrical musical instrument
US3001434A (en) * 1959-03-23 1961-09-26 Duca Thomas S Lo Keyboard for chord organ
US3118961A (en) * 1960-12-27 1964-01-21 Richard H Peterson Electronic organ with automatic means for playing chords and facilitating the learning thereof
US3247310A (en) * 1962-09-13 1966-04-19 Chicago Musical Instr Co Musical instrument
US3227027A (en) * 1963-11-12 1966-01-04 Seeburg Corp Piano having electrically controlled note sustaining means
US3432607A (en) * 1964-08-17 1969-03-11 Joh Mustad Ab Bass control of electronic musical instruments
US3250847A (en) * 1965-02-04 1966-05-10 Chamberlin Instr Company Inc Musical instrument with record type tone generator
US3590129A (en) * 1969-04-23 1971-06-29 Alfred B Freeman Electronic chord selection device for a musical instrument
US3651729A (en) * 1969-08-29 1972-03-28 Nippon Musical Instruments Mfg Circuit for rapid note passage in electronic musical instrument
DE1949313A1 (en) * 1969-09-30 1971-04-08 Rainer Dr Boehm Electronic organ
US3715442A (en) * 1970-12-15 1973-02-06 A Freeman Chord tone generator control system
US3711618A (en) * 1971-02-22 1973-01-16 A Freeman Automatic harmony apparatus
US3766305A (en) * 1972-07-17 1973-10-16 Hammond Corp D.c. keyed high low select preference system for polyphonic electrical musical instruments
US4282786A (en) * 1979-09-14 1981-08-11 Kawai Musical Instruments Mfg. Co., Ltd. Automatic chord type and root note detector
DE102014014856A1 (en) 2014-10-08 2016-04-14 Christopher Hyna Musical instrument, which chord trigger, which are simultaneously triggered and each of which a concrete chord, which consists of several music notes of different pitch classes, associated

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