Online musical typewriter

click on any key to start, then type out your tune on your keyboard

This one is has keys assigned to the Janko system. There is a Java applet which does the same thing faster than Flash here. To get it started click on a key first.

Thanks to Peter Roche for the idea for using the computer keyboard. Peter is a partisan of the Wicki system.

Wicki's drawing, patented in 1896, is shown here:

wicki system

This system is especially suited to diatonic music in home keys and has been revived in the form of the Thummer. You can see videos of it in action

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