This video, via wellurban, explores using a theremin controller with a modular synthesizer.
Here’s what he has to say about the modular theremin explorations: Continue reading
This is the music video for Eyck & Tarnow’s 10,000 Bells, from the LP Improvisations for Theremin and Piano. Continue reading
Zero Crossing has introduced iThereal for Mac OS X – a multi-touch trackpad controlled virtual Theremin.
You can play iThereal using any Mac compatible multi-touch trackpad, including the Apple MagicPad.
“This is an instrument in the true sense of the word and like any musical discipline it takes some practice to master its subtleties,” says Keith Connelly, hardware designer at Zero Crossing.
Here’s a video demo of iThereal in action: Continue reading
The Theremini comes with 32 patch presets – but when we talked with Moog at NAMM, they told us that they were working on a patch editor that would let you create custom patches for it.
Today, Moog released Theremini Advanced Software Editor, a free iPad app that unlocks the sound design potential of the new theremin. (Windows and OS X versions are also planned). Here are the details….. Continue reading
Going to be in NYC two weeks from now? The NY Theremin Society is offering a Theremin workshop for kids (and for grown-ups later in the day) with renowned thereminists Dorit Chrysler, Charlie Hobbs and Rob Schwimmer.
The classes are Sunday, October 5 at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn (159 Pioneer St (Red Hook)). Supported by Moog Music, there’s a class for 4 – 6 year-olds in the morning, and for kids ages 7 and up in the afternoon.
The “kid course” objectives seem pretty straightforward: “Learn how to play the theremin and have fun at the same time. How do the 5 senses relate to the theremin? Train your ear by understanding the basic principle of sound and motion.”
In this series of videos, thereminist Carolina Eyck shares her approach to theremin performance, covering tuning, technique, phrasing, vibrato and more. Continue reading