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2012: The Fingerphone: A Case Study of Sustainable Instrument Redesign

  • Adrian Freed
Part of the Current Research in Systematic Musicology book series (CRSM, volume 3)


The Fingerphone, a reworking of the Stylophone in conductive paper, is presented as an example of new design approaches for sustainability and playability of electronic musical instruments.


Carbon Footprint Musical Instrument Electronic Musical Instrument Musical Skill Sound Transducer 
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Thanks for support from Pixar/Disney, Meyer Sound Labs, Nathalie Dumont from the Concordia University School of Fine Arts and the Canada Grand project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT), University of California, BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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