Synesthesia and the Color-light Keyboards
Kuo-Ying Lee, College of Music, Zhaoqing University, Zhaoqing, China.
Manuscript received on December 03 , 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on December 15, 2020. | Manuscript published on December 15, 2020. | PP: 47-50 | Volume-5 Issue-4, December 2020. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijmh.D1203125420 | DOI: 10.35940/ijmh.D1203.125420
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Abstract: The invention of a color-light keyboard combines the scientific and artistic domains in the performing arts. Based on the sound-color correspondence, the design of the color-light keyboard indicates a certain sound or a specific harmony in association with a particular color, shape, or colorful pattern. The correlation between visual image and sound is partially associated with the concept of synesthesia, refers tothe neurological condition of sensory fusionthat often appears in the musical composition. This study will investigate the revolution and development of the color-light keyboard in history, as well as the synesthetic perspectives concerning the originality and innovations of color-light keyboards made by different scholars.It will aim to explore the significanceof synesthetic behaviors in contemporary music performance presented bythe color-light keyboards, which pioneers the multimedia application in the performance.
Keywords: Synesthesia, Color-light Keyboards, Multimedia application.