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BBC Podcasts: Witness the Theremin

The BBC podcast Witness has a 5 minute story today about the theremin!  The podcast features interviews with Dr. Albert read more →
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The History of Caramoor and the Rosen House

Here's a short video documentary about Caramoor, home to one of Leon Theremin's biggest benefactor read more →
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Remembering Leon Theremin

It's hard to believe, but today is the 18th anniversary of Professor Leon Theremin's passing.As you' read more →
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New Play About Leon Theremin to Open at First Light 2011 Festival in New York

A new play about the exploits of Leon Theremin during the depression-era is set to open this month a read more →
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Today In Rock History: 'Good Vibrations' Enters The Charts

On this day in 1966, Good Vibrations entered the charts at number 80. Check out this brief history read more →
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Sonic Wave Theremin For Sale on eBay

Led Zeppelin fans may recall Jimmy Page wailing away on one of these back in the day. The pitch-onl read more →
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ThereminFamily.org Posts Rare Videos to YouTube

Two rare videos of Leon Theremin and his daughter Natalia Theremin Kavan have been posted to YouTube read more →
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Remembering Bob Moog

Today marks 5 years since Dr. Robert Moog left this Earth. While his passing was truly a sad moment read more →
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Mix Online Presents an Introduction to the Theremin

In her column, Gear Stories, Sylvia Massy presents a good overview of the history behind the theremi read more →
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BBC Radio 4 play about Leon Theremin

TheBBC's Radio 4 recently broadcast a short radio play about Leon Theremin bugging the London embass read more →
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Sonic Visionary Delia Derbyshire Tribute Festival + Theremin

Delia Derbyshire worked her way into the BBC Radiophonic Workshop in the early 1960s, a time when wo read more →
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Lev's Birthday 8/15. Where'd We Be Without Him?

This Friday is Lev Termen's birthday. Lev (Leon Theremin) was born August 15, 1896 in Russia.Where read more →
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Theremin Before The Earth Stood Still

From the "weird old romantic mystery movies" file comes a fun theremin fact to know and tell.Several read more →
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Resolute Aether: Happy 2008!

2007 was quite a year for the Theremin!Just as the year turned we listened to previously unheard rec read more →
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Shadows Loom Again

MPI Home Video releases new remastered collection of Dark Shadows..How many of us were totally obses read more →
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Clara Rockmore Biographical Essay

The author's father with family and friends.Many of us have been longing for an in-depth and authori read more →
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Celebrating Herb Deutsch and Robert Moog June 29 2007, Huntington NY

The Theremin brought them together.""As it happened, “I had built a theremin in 1962 based on Bob Mo read more →
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New York Times covers the theremin, lost album, and us!

Kudos and thanks to the New York Times for their article today entitled "From the Archives, Just for read more →
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IBM's patent on theremin visualization device

Thanks to Google's patent search page, I found this filing from May 7, 1998, granting Jerome M. Kurt read more →
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The Aesthetic of Moog

The Aesthetic of Mooghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/mikest/39456079/http://www.flickr.com/photos/bbum/ read more →
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I'm honored to have such amazing readers!!

If like me, you unfortunately missed Sunday night's episode of Spellbound and you've been following read more →
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Clara Rockmore's signature will only cost you $1200

In a fit of random web surfing tonight, I came across HistoryForSale.com - a site that sells objects read more →
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Japanese Theremin Books

Masami Takeuchi, Japan's first professional thereminist and former student of Lydia Kavina, has writ read more →
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Photo: Lev Termen in Zhitomir, Ukraine (1975)

This photo, taken around the second half of 1975, was sent to ThereminWorld by Karl Grundstein of Ri read more →
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Lev Termen in Zhitomir, Ukraine (1975)

This photo, taken around the second half of 1975, was sent to ThereminWorld by Karl Grundstein of Ri read more →
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The Julius Goldberg RCA Theremin

This page has actually been available for a long time, but for some reason I've overlooked linking t read more →
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Help solve a Moog mystery: What's a "Melsinar"?

Our good friend Roger Luther of the Moog Archives sent us this scan of a portion of a letter from Bo read more →
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John Simonton, father of PAiA and DIY synths, has passed away

I just read this on Music Thing. Apparently, John Simonton, the founder of PAiA Electronics (makers read more →
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flickr: Leon Theremin's Brownstone

unclechristo just posted a photo of himself standing in front of Leon Theremin's brownstone in New Y read more →
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New book sets the Good Vibrations story straight

Strange Sounds: Offbeat Instruments and Sonic Experiments in Pop by Mark Brend is a walk through the read more →
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Leon Theremin, we miss you

Today is the 12th anniversary of Leon Theremin's passing into the Ether. As you practice today, con read more →
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Rare recordings of Leon Theremin playing the theremin!

A big thanks to Charlie D for alerting the theremin community to this goldmine of theremin MP3s at T read more →
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Who was Margie Van Zile?

Here's an interesting bit of theremin history - a 1932 article from the Baltimore Sun about theremin read more →
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Press Release: ELECTRONIC MUSIC PIONEER BOB MOOG DIES AT 71

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAgency Contact: Megan O'Neil 952.853.9555 Cell 612.751.96 read more →
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Dr. Robert Moog, 1934-2005

Dr. Robert Moog passed away Sunday, August 21st, 2005. He was 71.ThereminWorld extends our deepest read more →
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Etherwave Pro review

Etherwave Pro ReviewBy: Jason BarilePros: eye-catching design superb pitch response range, great lin read more →
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