ondes martinot

Posted: 10/12/2006 4:59:59 AM

From: Australia

Joined: 10/1/2006

Hello to one and all.
I have recently learned of a musical instrument called the Ondes Martinot. I am intrigued by its description and would like to know how to find such a rare instrument or a recording of one.

Posted: 10/12/2006 8:01:15 PM

From: Australia

Joined: 4/16/2006

Have a look at Peter Pringle's website.
Posted: 10/13/2006 7:14:16 AM
Jeff S

From: N.E. Ohio

Joined: 2/14/2005

Yes, do check out Peter Pringles webpage. Here's a link.

Also see the website of Ondiste and multi-instrumentalist Thomas Bloch.

There is also an excellent French website about the Ondes Martinot. There are several short video clips demonstrating the Ondes.

Peter Pringle (http://www.peterpringle.com/ondes.html)

Thomas Bloch (http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&u=http://www.chez.com/thomasbloch/&sa=X&oi=translate&resnum=1&ct=result&prev=/search%3Fq%3D%252B%2522thomas%2Bbloch%2522%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26sa%3DG)

Ondes Martinot (http://www.cmusge.ch/recherche/zea/martenot.html)
Posted: 10/13/2006 9:51:32 PM

From: Australia

Joined: 4/16/2006

Wow! That French website is fantastic. What a wonderful instrument.
Posted: 10/14/2006 6:19:23 PM

Joined: 10/8/2005

The Ondes Martenot is a very interesting instrument. I did a complete restoration on a Model 6 tube instrument last year. If you have any questions on the instrument I might be able to answer them. Thomas Bloch has recordings of the instrument and he is very good. Ebay often has his latest for reasonable prices. The instruments are quite rare and are pricey.


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