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aftertouch Syllabification: af·ter·touch
Pronunciation: /ˈaftərˌtəCH/

Definition of aftertouch in English:


A facility on an electronic music keyboard by which an effect is produced by the player depressing a key after striking it.
Example sentences
  • Likewise, expression and sustain pedals are here, along with a ribbon controller, polyphonic aftertouch, multitimbral capabilities and, in the ‘modulation matrix, ‘a choice of 12 sources and 38 destinations.’
  • All of the aftertouch now is the ‘standard’ aftertouch or channel aftertouch.
  • For another perspective on key pressure aftertouch, refer to experiments on the ERC.
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