ARP Instruments, Inc. is a founded in 1969 by Alan Robert Pearlman company to manufacture to 1981 synthesizer. The trademark and patent rights were taken over in 1981 by CBS Musical Instruments.
ARP synthesizer dominated the music of the 1970s and early electronic music. On numerous music productions instruments of this company were used. You can hear the ARP Solina String Ensemble, among others, on Shine On You Crazy Diamond by Pink Floyd. An ARP Odyssey sounds contrast, for example, Chameleon and the whole album Thrust by Herbie Hancock.
Other musicians who worked with these synthesizers, were, among others Eliane Radigue, Pete Townshend ( on the album Tommy ), Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake and Palmer (on Trilogy ), Tony Banks of Genesis (ARP Pro Soloist, ARP 2600), Billy Currie of Ultravox (ARP Odyssey ), Jean Michel Jarre (ARP 2500), Jimmy Page, Vangelis, Klaus Schulze, Depeche Mode (ARP 2600), Wolfgang Riechmann and Isao Tomita.