Developer Kai Aras has introduced Theremidi, an iPad patch editor and realtime controller for the Moog Theremini. It’s now in beta.
Theremidi offers three key functions:
- Controller – Realtime control over all available MIDI commands and parameters.
- Patch Editor – Create new patches or customize existing ones.
- Library – Store your favorite patches directly on your Theremini while keeping your entire library on your iPad.
Sunday Synth Jam: In this video, looping bassoonist/thereminst Jeff Burke covers Daft Punk’s Get Lucky, on the bassoon and theremin. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: In this video, a quartet of Grégoire Blanc plays Beethoven’s 7th Symphony on theremin.
Today is the birthday of inventor Leon Theremin, born August 15, 1896 in Saint Petersburg. He’s best known for his invention of the theremin, played here by virtuoso Peter Pringle.
Pringle performs Ombra di Nube, written in 1935 by Italian composer and Roman Catholic priest, Licinio Refice. Continue reading
In this radio commentary, ‘Engineerguy‘ Bill Hammack discusses the theremin, and how it lead to one the music industry’s most fundamental assets, the electronic synthesizer. Continue reading
Thereminist Thomas Grillo performs The Star Spangled Banner, on an ESPE01-enhanced Moog Music Etherwave Theremin.
And he nails the high notes.
via BMF, ThomasGrillo
Moog Music today announced the official release of the Theremini – a ‘re-imagining’ of the theremin that offers traditional analog control, synthesis options based on Animoog, control voltage out for controlling other analog gear, MIDI In/Out and built-in effects.
In the official overview video, above, thereminist Dorit Chrysler introduces and demos the Theremini. Continue reading
This mini-documentary, Sensation of Swimming in the Sound, takes a look at Lydia Kavina, one of the leading performing musicians on the theremin. Continue reading