In electronic music synthesizer systems, a single series of tones is generated at a time. As a result, all of the characteristics of a tone can be applied to each tone in a series of tones. This is, of course, impossible in the case of conventional musical instruments or in the case of all-electronic musical instruments because, in general, more than one tone is generated at a time. As a matter of fact, the entire composition is produced in one run. The electronic music synthesizers provide the most powerful system for the generation of musical sound and the resultant production of recorded music yet invented.

When a single series of tones is produced by a manual electronic music synthesizer, by a programmed electronic music synthesizer, ...

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