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A project log for TonnetzOne - Isomorphic Midi Keyboard

An isomorphic midi keyboard using the Tonnetz layout

RedgeneralRedgeneral 10/18/2019 at 20:540 Comments

Layout:

Specifications:

The layout pattern loops - the bottom rows are repeated at the top of the next column along. For example, the F# and G at the bottom of column 2 are repeated at the top of column 3.

Chords:

With the chord keys being adjacent, it should be possible to two keys with the same finger.  Entire length of of chord might be playable with just four fingers.

Octave map:

Midi note values:

Midi value for each key could either be calculated on the fly or stored in an array.

After comparing all the isomorphic keyboards, I chose the Tonnetz layout because:

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