US 11,657,791 B2
Musical sound information outputting apparatus, musical sound producing apparatus, method for generating musical sound information
Masahiko Hasebe, Hamamatsu (JP); Shinichi Ito, Hamamatsu (JP); Kenichi Nishida, Hamamatsu (JP); Masahiro Kakishita, Hamamatsu (JP); and Shinichi Ohta, Hamamatsu (JP)
Assigned to YAMAHA CORPORATION, Shizuoka (JP)
Filed by YAMAHA CORPORATION, Hamamatsu (JP)
Filed on Jun. 21, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/807,953.
Application 17/807,953 is a continuation of application No. 16/953,542, filed on Nov. 20, 2020, granted, now 11,398,210.
Claims priority of application No. JP2019-209372 (JP), filed on Nov. 20, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2022/0319481 A1, Oct. 6, 2022
Int. Cl. G10H 1/34 (2006.01); G10H 1/26 (2006.01); G10H 1/44 (2006.01)
CPC G10H 1/344 (2013.01) [G10H 1/26 (2013.01); G10H 1/44 (2013.01); G10H 2220/231 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A musical sound information outputting apparatus, comprising:
a plurality of keys including a first key, wherein the first key includes a first region and a second region different from the first region;
a sound production information generator configured to generate sound production information to produce a musical sound, wherein the generation of the sound production information is based on a first key operation on the first region of the first key of the plurality of keys;
a detection device configured to detect an amount of depressing force on the second region of the first key, wherein the depressing force is generated on the second region of the first key by a second key operation different from the first key operation; and
a control information generator configured to generate control information based on the detected amount of the depressing force on the second region of the first key.