Title

Electronic Musical Instrument

Abstract

Provided are an electronic musical instrument, computer storage device, and method for generating tone. A sound source in an electronic musical instrument generates a first tone at a first pitch in response to a first tone generation instruction received by an input device of the electronic musical instrument. A second tone generation instruction is received to generate a second tone at a second pitch while generating the first tone at the sound source. A determination is made of a pitch difference of the first and the second pitches. The sound source is controlled to generate the second tone and to not generate the first tone in response to determining that the pitch difference does not exceed a predetermined number of tones. The sound source is controlled to generate the second tone in response to determining that the pitch difference exceeds the predetermined number of tones.

Department(s)

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Patent Number

13/403,351

Document Type

Patent

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2012 The Curators of the University of Missouri, All rights reserved.

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