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Photo of thereminist Eric Ross at Casada Musica, Oporto Portugal.

The Theremin Journey of Eric Ross

Eric Ross is a composer, performer, multi-instrumentalist, and theremin player. He has written countless scores in his long career, including many pages of original music for the theremin. He has presented rich multimedia performances worldwide, mixing music, video, and computer art and dance. And he has released several recordings. In this interview, Eric tells us about his long musical journey.

Eric Ross Live in N.Y. (Op. 28)

Eric Ross, Youseff Yancy
Eric Ross Live in N.Y. (Op. 28)
Eric Ross, Youseff YancyEric Ross Live in N.Y. (Op. 28)
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Eric Ross Live in N.Y. (Op. 30)

Eric Ross, Youseff Yancy
Eric Ross Live in N.Y. (Op. 30)
Eric Ross, Youseff YancyEric Ross Live in N.Y. (Op. 30)
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Wendy (Walter) Carlos at her Moog synthesizer.

The “Switched-On Bach” Story

A 1969 article telling the story of Wendy Carlos’ “Switched-On Bach” seminal album. A collection of pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach performed on the Moog modular synthesizer, “Switched-On Bach” legitimized the electronic synthesizer as a real musical instrument and changed forever the public perception of electronic music, showing that it could be something very different from ” the academy approved ‘ugly’ music, “as Carlos put it.

Bach Fugue No, 2 in C minor

Harry F. Olson
Bach Fugue No, 2 in C minor
Harry F. OlsonBach Fugue No, 2 in C minor
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