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.
Sunday Synth Jam: Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess makes his iPad sing, in this short synth jam.
Rudess is running Wizdom Music’s Geo Synthesizer on his iPad, through the Electro-Harmonix Talking Machine effects pedal.
For another example of what you can do with the Talking Machine, see Peter Pringle’s amazing performance of Puccini’s Nessun Dorma, from the opera Turandot.