Hands Free Etch-a-Sketch

Connecting a Theremin to an X-Y Plotter

Look Mum No Computer explores what happens when you connect a theremin's pitch and volume CV signals to an X-Y plotter....

New Theremin recording by Thorwald Jørgensen

Bury me, bury me wind by Josef Schillinger (1929, lyrics: Anna Achmatova) is one of the first if not the very first original works written for Theremin. It is also most probably the first piece combining traditional instruments and the new...

Original Moog 201 Theremin on Reverb

An original R.A. Moog Model 201 theremin has been posted for sale on Reverb. At the time of posting, the theremin is listed for $10,000 USD. These are very rare instruments. It is believed that only 20 or so of these theremins were originally made. Here's...

A very special Theremin Academy will happen in Lausanne/Switzerland in February 2019

The Theremin Academy 2019 in Lausanne/Switzerland is organized in cooperation with the Lausanne Music University (HEMU) and the N/O/D/E rdv des curiosités sonores. Coralie Ehinger, renowned Swiss thereminist and the expert when it comes to interfacing...

Electro Mechanicon

Festival to Shine Light on Leon Theremin's Drum Machine - The Rhythmicon

Leon Theremin is well known as one the forefathers of electronic musical instruments, including the drum machine! His "Rhythmicon" instrument, built in collaboration with Henry Cowell in 1930, was designed to produce multiple complex rhythmic melodies. Up...

Carolina Eyck - How to Tune a Theremin

Carolina Eyck - How to Tune a Theremin

If you're new to playing the theremin, this video might save you some time and frustration. Carolina Eyck walks us through how she tunes her theremin every time she plays. In this video, she uses user Etherwave Pro theremin. The method is similar for any...

Leon Theremin with his invention

When Was The Theremin Invented?

As the 100th anniversary of the theremin draws closer, we explore an often asked (and incorrectly answered) question. When was the theremin invented? According to the book Theremin: Ether Music and Espionage by Dr. Albert Glinsky, Lev Termen had been...

Lippstadt

A Theremin Academy focused on improvisation and experimental music

This years Autumn Theremin Academy from November 23rd to 25th, 2018 in Lippstadt/Germany focuses strongly (but not only) on improvisation and experimental Thereminizing. With Wilco Botermans (NL) as a renowned and experienced Teacher, offering various...

Etherwave Theremin

Twenty Thousand Hertz Podcast - The Theremin

Audio-oriented podcast Twenty Thousand Hertz recently featured an episode about the theremin. The show describes itself as telling the "stories of the world's most recognizable and interesting sounds." In this episode, host Dallas Taylor discusses the...

Theremin Academy with Carolina Eyck and Thierry Frenkel in Colmar(France)

For already the 9th time since the first edition in 2010, the oldest and most renowned Theremin Academy will open its doors at Thierry's Theremin Atelier in Colmar from July 11 to 15, 2018. Partaking in that Academy does not only mean spending a few days...