Lo-Fi Orchestra – Saturn from The Planets

Inspired by the legendary Tomita, the Lo-Fi Orchestra presents Saturn from Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. This is using the same Lo-Fi Orchestra setup as Jupiter, which is detailed in full here. There is a lot of dynamic nuance in the original, but unfortunately the Lo-Fi Orchestra doesn't really do nuance, it is mostly "on" or … Continue reading Lo-Fi Orchestra – Saturn from The Planets

Lo-Fi Orchestra – Jupiter from The Planets

Inspired by the legendary Tomita, the Lo-Fi Orchestra presents Jupiter from Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. There are 11 Arduino Nanos, 6 Arduino Unos, 1 Arduino Pro Mini, 1 Adafruit Feather 32u4, and a Raspberry Pi using the following projects from this site: On brass: Arduino Multi MIDI Tone Module. On high wind: Arduino MIDI R2R Digital Audio … Continue reading Lo-Fi Orchestra – Jupiter from The Planets

Lo-Fi Orchestra – Dance of the Tumblers

The Lo-Fi Orchestra presents the Dance of the Tumblers from the opera The Snow Maiden, by Rimsky-Korsakov. You can hear the whole orchestra in performance, but not the use of the Adafruit Feather MIDI, Music and LEDs as the triangle and later on the Arduino MIDI Relay Servo Drumkit. https://youtu.be/aXZjcAb5nzE All music rights and copyright with … Continue reading Lo-Fi Orchestra – Dance of the Tumblers

Lo-Fi Orchestra – Mercury from The Planets

Inspired by the legendary Tomita, the Lo-Fi Orchestra presents Mercury from Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. This video features the Arduino Multi Mozzi String Synth quite heavily with the Arduino PWM MIDI Synthesis with Mozzi for most of the quadruplet runs in the flutes.  The Arduino MIDI VS1053 Synth gives us the harp and the Adafruit Feather MIDI, Music and … Continue reading Lo-Fi Orchestra – Mercury from The Planets

Lo-Fi Orchestra – 1812 Overture Finale

In celebration of this being the 100th post on this blog, the Lo-Fi Orchestra is proud to present the finale from Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. Utilising elements of the MIDI file by Scott P. Anderson from Classical musical midi composers biography free classical midi. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNIXccdZGl0&feature=youtu.be Featuring the full line-up from the Lo-Fi Orchestra with extra special … Continue reading Lo-Fi Orchestra – 1812 Overture Finale

Adafruit Feather MIDI, Music and LEDs

In my last post using the Adafruit Feather, I described how to get the MIDI and Music Maker FeatherWings working together.  This time I'm adding in the CharlieWing LED module. https://youtu.be/Oi54vxumLFc Warning! I strongly recommend using an old or second hand keyboard for your MIDI experiments.  I am not responsible for any damage to expensive instruments! … Continue reading Adafruit Feather MIDI, Music and LEDs