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Up Close with Lucie Bigelow Rosen's Theremin

While at Caramoor Center for the Arts, Rob Schimmer got to play and peek inside Lucie Bigelow Rosen's Theremin, built in 1938 by Leon Theremin.

He's posted three videos of it, and shows off it's unique sound and playing feel.
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
In the second and third parts they take a close look inside and show the restorations made by Bob Moog. Carammor has put up a slideshow of detailed photos of the 1938 theremin. This is an important and historic instrument, thank you Rob for satisfying years of curiosity about it!