Global Patent Index - EP 1191514 A2

EP 1191514 A2 20020327 - A string musical instrument and a system for playing music

Title (en)

A string musical instrument and a system for playing music

Title (de)

Ein Saiteninstrument und ein System zum Musikspielen

Title (fr)

Un instrument à cordes et système associé pour jouer de la musique

Publication

EP 1191514 A2 20020327 (EN)

Application

EP 01308193 A 20010926

Priority

GB 0023524 A 20000926

Abstract (en)

A musical instrument (10) is disclosed which has a finger board (12) and up to three strings (16) extending along the finger board (12). Indicating means (18) is provided at a predetermined position on the finger board (12). The indicating means (18) is indicative of a note produced on playing the, each, or one string. A musical assembly is also disclosed which comprises a plurality of musical instruments (10) as described above. At least some of the instruments (10) are tuned to differently to the others whereby corresponding indicating means (18) on different instruments (10) are indicative of different notes on playing one or more corresponding strings (16) whereby when the same indicating means (18) is selected on each instrument (10), and the respective string (16) is played, the combined sound emanating from the assembly is a chord. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

G10D 1/00

IPC 8 full level

G10D 1/00 (2006.01); G10G 1/02 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP US)

G10D 1/08 (2013.01 - EP); G10D 3/06 (2013.01 - EP US); G10G 1/02 (2013.01 - EP US)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 1191514 A2 20020327; EP 1191514 A3 20030409; GB 0023524 D0 20001108

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 01308193 A 20010926; GB 0023524 A 20000926