Kapur, Ajay, Lazier, Ariel J., Davidson, Philip, Wilson, R. Scott, Cook, Perry R.


The Electronic Sitar Controller

In Proceedings of the 2004 International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME-04). Hamamatsu, Japan: 7-12.

URL: http://hct.ece.ubc.ca/nime/2004/NIME04/paper/NIME04_1A02.pdf

Language(s): English


Electroacoustic Devices Electroacoustic Instruments


In this paper, the authors present their design of an Electronic Sitar controller. The system uses sensor technology to capture gestural information from a performer, (gestural information that is specific to Sitar playing techniques) this information is used to trigger real-time audio and graphics.