VIDEO: World’s 1st cretan lyra playing robot!

The robot is capable of playing songs by feeding it with the tempo, the notes and the duration of every note (written in a file).

In this video it plays 6 well known traditional songs from Crete, Greece Cretan Lyra is the most well known traditional instrument of Crete and every visitor of the island can easily see it playing in almost every local traditional festival.

This robot was for the first time publicly presented in the 7th amateur luthier festival in “The Box” in Athens, Greece on the 3rd of June 2018.

Robot and Cretan Lyra construction:
Myron Bourlakis
MSc Electrical & Computer Engineer NTUA, Greece

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