Definition of hyperinstrument in English:


Syllabification: hy·per·in·stru·ment
Pronunciation: /ˈhīpərˌinstrəmənt


  • A musical instrument designed or adapted to be used with electronic sensors whose output controls the computerized generation or transformation of the sound.
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    • As you see on Frontiers, the Brain Opera uses high-tech hyperinstruments to create musical compositions.
    • The hyperinstrument that will probably get the most attention, and draw the longest lines, is Harmonic Driving.
    • The hyperinstrument project is designed to use technology to give extra power and finesse to virtuoso performers.

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