Hello, I’m tempted to buy a Farfisa Organ, Matador-R (from the picture I believe it’s a model). I’m sorry if I’m posting on the wrong sub as. The Farfisa Matador-R was the deluxe version of the Matador. In included all of the features of the organ, in addition to a super sweet drum. This image, which was originally posted to Flickr, was uploaded to Commons using Flickr upload bot on 17 June , by Clusternote.

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Electronic organsCombo organsSynthesizersAccordions. The Syntorchestra also has separate outputs for each of its two sections. Still can’t quite make out the tab names, though.

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Link posts to original content by the poster must include a text post to encourage discussion. October 21, at 8: Some one could tell me how does it works?

There were no reeds; it was purely electronic. Hugh Banton from Van der Graaf Generator originally used the Farfisa Professional, applying his knowledge of electronics and contacts as a former BBC engineer to customise it with a variety of additional effects pedalsincluding distortion and phasing. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.

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Really Useful feels like Swing, March, Waltz-who could ask for anything more. In the mids Farfisa produced the “Stereo Syntorchestra”, with a three octave keyboard, and “mono” and “poli” tone generator sections. Permission Reusing this file. My first organ, back inwas a Farfisa Matador. Thanks, very useful info! Farfisa began manufacturing electric organs in Farfisq Soundmaker was Farfisa’s next non-organ instrument, with a further development of the farfisq approach, incorporating string, brass and monosynth sections.


I’m sorry if I’m posting on the wrong sub as I’m not sure if this is considered a synthesizer. If you are the manufacturer or developer of a commercial productplease message the mods before posting, but we will usually allow new mattador promotion as long as you stay to answer questions.

I hope I’ll notice if something is not right though.

The first models produced were the Compact series of organs between and This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. Want to add to the discussion? They were also used by Candida Doyle of the Sheffield group Pulp. Judging by the script lettering on the tabs, I’d guess this one mataror out in the late 70s, maybe even early 80s. Also, the manual bass feature failed all too often.

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This image, which was originally posted to Flickrwas uploaded to Commons using Flickr upload bot on 17 June Play chords and make sure they sound good, no notes out of tune or too far dropped in volume. Owner “Dirk” offers the following commentary: Note that while the id plate proclaims it as a “Super Bravo”, the model number is the same as for the “plain” Bravo. Radio receiversTelevision sets Musical instruments: Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

The introduction of the Farfisa into West Africa during the s and s played an farifsa role in evolution of HighlifeMbalaxand later Afro-rock.


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On that date, it was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the license indicated. Retrieved 28 August On most other models the tone controls and a bass section volume were located on an indented panel on the rear of the keyboard.

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Farfisa also produced two very large organs which incorporated the Syntorchestra at this time, the r and r “Maharani” organs. On Buttons Below Keyboard: At the height of its production, Farfisa operated three factories to produce instruments in Camerano in the Marche region of Italy.

The ubiquitous rocker tabs surface once again in shades of Yellow, Red, Cornflour Blue, Regal Blue and Ivory, proving beyond a doubt that the visually challenged were not just restricted to Eastern design studios. Among the very last combo organs made by Farfisa were the Bravo and Commander, produced at fargisa end of the s.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: But looking back on it, the sounds of the Matador were rather cheap and thin. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. On, Fast Attack Tab: A similar almost identicalmatadorr of voices to the Japanese entries, with the addition of a dedicated WhaWha tab.