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Palau de la Música. Barcelona. 

Rivel. Barcelona.
Musical Acoustics.
Electrifying the Music.

Test pickups
Electro Acoustic tests performed with TAV pickups using some musical instruments.

Electrify the Music
The electrification of musical instruments is now a common practice for many musicians.
TAV Pickups
Some examples of using the TB88/CR pickup for acoustic, classical, guitar, sitar, sarod, banjo, greek lyre, hang drum. Also, other oriental and western string and percussion instruments.


Electro Percussion
An electro percussion experiment carried out with the aid of the spanish percussionist Jordi Rallo.
Amplify the violin
One of our first violin electrification experiments, with and without a resonance body.
Hearing and HRTF
A review of the peculiarities of electroacoustic systems related to binaural hearing. Detailed study of localization by ear and HRTF. Registration techniques and the artificial head Claudia Rivel.
3D Sound with EDF
Experimental 3D sound system, which, despite being composed of one acoustic screen, achieves a wide sound space around the listener by eliminating acoustic crosstalk between the left and right chanels.

  • De Boer (USA), in the forties years of the XX century, was a pioneer in using an artificial head to record sound.
  • Electrified Maghreb Music
    Yes, Maghreb music in the european style. This time, we have installed piezo pickups in most of the instruments used.
    Indian Music
    An interesting introduction to the music of India to distinguish between the Hindustani music of the North and the Carnatic of the South.
    E-Books. Transducers (Under construction)
    Compilation of articles and research papers on electroacoustic transducers and sensors in general. Also, study of waves and mechanical vibrations.
    E-Books. 3D Sound (Under construction)
    Another interesting compilation of scientific and technical articles on 3D sound and artificial head applications. Software implementation of the HRTF function.
    Piezoelectric discs
    If you want to achieve the highest quality in your electrified musical instrument, to use a piezoelectric disk is not the best option. The truth is that, in this specific case, it is better to invest a little more money to fully enjoy your electrified instrument. Find out why ...
    Mastering Sound

    Mastering is the final step in any serious recording process.



    TAV Pickups. Barcelona.