Kurt Weill’s ‘Lost In The Stars’, On Theremin + EXH Talking Machine

Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a performance, by Rob Schwimmer, of Kurt Weill’s Lost in the Stars.

Schwimmer uses a Moog Etherwave Theremin, played through an Electro Harmonix Talking Machine, inspired by Peter Pringle’s virtuosic performance of Puccini’s Nessun Dorma.

Schwimmer has worked with a wide range of artists, ranging from Antonio Carlos Jobim to Laurie Anderson to Stevie Wonder.

Tuvan Throat Singing & MIDI Theremin Jam

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Sunday Synth Jams: Peter Pringle makes a return appearance with this awesome and bizarre Tuvan Throat Singing & Theremin jam.

Tuvan throat singing involves controlling the shape of the mouth and throat in order to emphasize specific overtones. This creates the effect that the performer is singing two notes at once.

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Moog Intros Glow In The Dark Etherwave Theremin

Moog Music today introduced the Glow In The Dark Etherwave Theremin – a limited edition version of the Etherwave that embraces the theremin’s association with everything scary.

Here’s what they have to say about the Glow In The Dark Etherwave Theremin:

It’s almost Halloween again, time to drink witches brew with creatures of the night and let the unearthly sounds of the Theremin float through the ether. In celebration of the holiday we’ve created a glow in the dark version of our Etherwave Theremin. Play at night and let the unearthly glow guide your hand. Only 200 exist so act quickly.

Here’s a preview of this evil beast in action:

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Astral Odyssey – A Live Space Music Synth jam

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Sunday Synth Jam: Bruno Ender Lee performs Astral Odyssey, a space music style synth jam.

Technical details below:

“Astral Odyssey” – composed, arranged & performed by Bruno Ender Lee, April 22. 2012. Pre-recorded live tracks: ARP Odyssey & Doepfer MAQ-sequencer / MiniMoog Voyager OS (bass).

Filmed live tracks: MiniMoog Voyager OS (leads) / Moog Etherwave Theremin / ARP Odyssey (fx-sequence).

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Kristallwald (Crystal Forest), by Bruno Ender Lee

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Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s another synth jam for the old school space music + Berlin School fans, Kristallwald (Crystal Forest), by Velvet Voyage (Bruno Ender Lee). Continue reading