|LFO||6-channel electromechanical vibrato|
|Synthesis type||Subtractive analogue|
|Filter||3-stage resonant bandpass|
The Novachord is what many people say is the first polyphonic synthesizer. It is completely electronic. It was designed by John M. Hanert, Laurens Hammond and C. N. Williams. It was then made by the Hammond company. Only 1,069 Novachords were made between 1939 and 1942.
References[change | change source]
- Cirocco, Phil (2006). "The Novachord Restoration Project". CIROCCO MODULAR SYNTHESIZERS. Retrieved 26 April 2011.
- Morris, Jan (1998). Manhattan '45. JHU Press. p. 47.
- Davison, Annette (2009). Alex North's A streetcar named Desire: a film score guide. Scarecrow Press. p. 82.