Augmenting the Cello

Freed, Adrian and Wessel, David and Zbyszynski, Michael and Uitti, Frances M.

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

Software and hardware enhancements to an electric 6-stringcello are described with a focus on a new mechanical tuningdevice, a novel rotary sensor for bow interaction and controlstrategies to leverage a suite of polyphonic soundprocessing effects.