Lo-Fi Orchestra – Sky Toccata

The Lo-Fi Orchestra presents the Sky interpretation of Bach's Toccata in D minor (BWV595), first released on their Sky 2 album back in 1980. The famous opening features the newly configured "triangle wave" of the Arduino Multi-pot Mozzi FM Synthesis.  As you might expect there is also a strong presence from the guitar and bass from … Continue reading Lo-Fi Orchestra – Sky Toccata

Lo-Fi Orchestra – March to the Scaffold

The Lo-Fi Orchestra presents The March to the Scaffold. This is the fourth movement from the Symphony Fantastique by Hector Berlioz, describing a dream whereby an artist thinks they have killed their lover and are now being marched to their execution! The Arduino MIDI Relay Servo Drumkit provide the military accompaniment, to the Arduino Multi MIDI Tone … Continue reading Lo-Fi Orchestra – March to the Scaffold

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 – Those Magnificent Men (in their flying machines)

The Lo-Fi Orchestra presents the theme from the 1965 film "Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines" by Ron Goodwin.  This is an arrangement originally for brass band, but unfortunately I've not been able to find the original arranger's name. https://youtu.be/gtHRl80DfFs All music rights and copyright with original authors, composers, producers, artists, and so on. … Continue reading Lo-Fi Orchestra – Those Magnificent Men (in their flying machines)

Lo-Fi Orchestra – Mars from The Planets

Inspired by the legendary Tomita, the Lo-Fi Orchestra presents Mars from Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. This features Arduino Mozzi FM Synthesis for the low, opening tune in homage to Tomita's amazing electronic rendition of Holst's masterpiece, and the distinctive 5/4 rhythm is emphasized using the Arduino relays. This has been programmed in from scratch from … Continue reading Lo-Fi Orchestra – Mars from The Planets

WS003 – Drums and Touch

This is the next of my worksheets collecting together a number of related projects with a single list of parts and a suggested "building order".  This time all relating to touch interfaces or percussive projects. This worksheet links together the following projects: Arduino Relay Bolero Arduino MIDI Relay Drumkit Arduino MIDI Relay Servo Drumkit Instant … Continue reading WS003 – Drums and Touch

Lo-Fi Orchestra – Ravel’s Bolero

The Lo-Fi Orchestra presents a complete performance of Ravel's Bolero programmed for Arduino. https://youtu.be/ncyCbnIMbkc Featuring: Arduino MIDI Relay Servo Drumkit on snare. Arduino Multi MIDI Tone Module - Part 2 as the brass section. Arduino Multi-pot Mozzi FM Synthesis on lower wind. Arduino MIDI R2R Digital Audio on flutes. Arduino Multi Mozzi String Synth - … Continue reading Lo-Fi Orchestra – Ravel’s Bolero