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One Key, Many Notes: Ólafur Arnalds' Piano Rig Fuses Technology And Musicality

The piano composer and his code-savvy friend created software and a piano rig that plays spontaneous notes from one key stroke.
"The idea behind this is not to create a computer that makes music for me, it's to create an instrument that I'm playing," Ólafur Arnalds says. Source: Eric Lee

Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds was in a hotel lobby somewhere in Asia when he first saw a modern version of a player piano. This particular one was tapping out The Beatles' "Yesterday."

He remembers seeing the machine

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