Can LEGO Play Piano? – Let’s See…

Programmed LEGO Bricks Playing Piano

Can robots play piano – sure they can but first they have to be built, then they have to be programmed. The idea seems easy on paper, but as you will discover below, there is a few ways to approach the the solution of this problem.

1. LEGO Mindstorms Playing Piano – aka. the Four Chickens

This method allows fingers to move sideways to hit the right note. Spaced out fingers can cover up to two octaves, making this method versatile, but it takes a while for the fingers to move and surely there is not enough of them to play a good piece of classical music.