Hello, I’m tempted to buy a Farfisa Organ, Matador-R (from the picture I believe it’s a model). I’m sorry if I’m posting on the wrong sub as. The Farfisa Matador-R was the deluxe version of the Matador. In included all of the features of the organ, in addition to a super sweet drum. This image, which was originally posted to Flickr, was uploaded to Commons using Flickr upload bot on 17 June , by Clusternote.

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Here’s their typically entertaining description:. Thanks to Melbourne Music for the pics of the Super Bravo. But looking back on it, the sounds of the Matador were rather cheap and thin.

Farfisa began manufacturing electric organs in Those lacking a meaningful comment will be removed at the moderators discretion.

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The mono section is the “synth” part of the machine. Introduced around Schematic is dated February,the Bravo and it’s brethren, the Super Bravo and Bravo 61 must have been one of the last combo organs made. The service manual for the Super Bravo is dated July, This page was last edited on 5 Januaryat Farfisa also produced two very large organs which incorporated the Syntorchestra at this time, the r and r “Maharani” organs.

This feature lets you control the pitch of the bend up to the note you are playing on the keyboard. Be sure the “Matador sound” is what you are after, not the “Farfisa sound” which is usually a Compact-based organ.


Attack- the dumbest percussion ever heard ,Auto Chord function with dedicated Minor and 7th buttons ,and another tab called Free Bass, which is probably for those really Hot Richard Pryor sounds. Is it possible to modify AR like R model in order have percussion?

Electronic organsCombo organsSynthesizersAccordions Farfisa is a mztador of electronics based in OsimoItaly. If you are the manufacturer or developer of a commercial productplease message the mods before posting, but we will usually allow new product promotion as long as you stay to answer questions.

This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2. There were no reeds; it was purely electronic.

Posts that contain insults, attacks, or conspiracy theories based on your opinion of the value of gear will be deleted. In included all of the features of the organ, in addition to a super sweet drum machine! Want to add to the discussion? Each section has a brilliance control, which adds more top end to the sound, and a variable speed vibratowhich has mtador delay function, for delayed vibrato effects.

On that date, it was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the license indicated. In the mids Farfisa produced the “Stereo Syntorchestra”, with a three octave keyboard, and “mono” and “poli” tone generator sections.

Owners of Farfisa Matador ? : synthesizers

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Farfisa. Opening and closing the bellows reportedly engage an effect similar to the “tone boost” knee lever on Combo Compact model organs. Oh yeah, this is Really Useful! During this same time period, Farfisa also produced a line of effect pedals: It blended well with the guitar players in my band, who used a Fender Champ and a watt Univox, respectively. Can you tell me what you think of it or if I should be aware of something to check when testing it?


Owners of Farfisa Matador? The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. Note that while the id plate proclaims it as a “Super Bravo”, the model number is the same as for the “plain” Bravo.


This model of Farfisa was used by Philip Glass on some of his early recordings. I always used electronics farisa, which I believe is like rubbing alcohol. Trombone, Trumpet, Piano, and Viola. Radio receiversTelevision sets Musical instruments: This picture is courtesy of Carlos owner of the Spanish combo organ yahoo group – URL is in the picture.

Byhe had started to use a Hammond Organ onstage and alternated between that and the Farfisa, depending on the song. Just a collection of other models that didn’t fit anywhere else well,the Matador could have been stuck in with the VIP’s, I guess.

Submit a new natador post. A Farfisa Compact here sampled on a Nord Stage. Pitch been how does it work? January 27, at 2: Their classic sound, in turn, became a farfksa on multitimbral instruments, first synthesized, then sampled from the originals.

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