Moog Opus 3
Manufacturer: Moog Year Built: ~1980?
Model: Opus 3  

My father's first cousin, Herb Deutsch, worked for Moog for many years. I met him for the first time at one of the many NAMM shows I attended. He was the creator of the Opus 3 and I bought one directly from Moog. It is a neat little package that has a string synthesizer, an organ-like synthesizer, and a normal "weird-sounding" Moog section that uses the same filters as other Moogs.It is "pseudo polyphonic" in that it can play many notes at a time but there is only one filter envelope. I used this on gigs for several years. It also provided some samples that were used in a Caltech graduate dissertation on electronic ensemble effects.


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