The Melody Box

Chunhan Chen, Tianyi Xie, Helen Tang

A Music box that allows people to play with melody, rhythm, and pitch


The melody box is a technology-empowered music toy, inspired by the craft of traditional music box and the technology of midi instrument, it's designed to offer people a new experience to play/perform music without having any professional music training.

Users can play the music of their choice with any speed they want by simply cranking the handle, he/she will also be able to change the use of the instrument by inserting different cards into the box.

We all have a dream of composing/playing our own music. Even if we learn how to play an instrument when we were young, it is hard for us to make That’s why we would like to create a device that allows kids/adults to create and play the music on his own.


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