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Rare Replica Theremin Cello For Sale

Theremin Cello Replica

Here's a rare opportunity to own a rare replica of an even more rare instrument - the theremin cello!

The theremin cello is one of Leon Theremin's lesser known creations. It features a touch-strip (the first ever?) along the neck used to control pitch and a lever along the side used to control volume. Tone control is available via knobs on the top plate.

This particular model is a replica produced by artist/model maker/historian Floyd Engels, who is also known for making beautiful recreations of Clara Rockmore's diamond speaker. The seller is asking $5900 USD. Interested parties can contact John Terrey at for more information or to make offers.

Here's an example of one of these replicas being played: