Piano Zimmer Frame

Familiar objects that utilise long-term memory are an excellent tool in encouraging people with dementia to participate during music therapy sessions. Like the Rhythm Sticks, the Piano Zimmer Frame offers an opportunity to liberate a stigmatised product by turning it into an assistive musical instrument.

How does it work?

The Zimmer frame becomes a playable MIDI controller, this uses a piezo sensor and computer software that converts acoustic impulses into MIDI messages.

sensor on zimmer


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