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
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