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 – 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 – Venus from The Planets

Inspired by the legendary Tomita, the Lo-Fi Orchestra presents Venus from Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. This features the Arduino MIDI R2R Digital Audio for the soft opening and the Arduino MIDI VS1053 Synth with a guitar sound as the "harp" and later the celeste.  This performance really starts to show the limitations of the Lo-Fi approach to … Continue reading Lo-Fi Orchestra – Venus from The Planets

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