Author Archives: TVOX Staff

A Duo That Plays Its Music for Laughs

New York Times article about Polygraph Lounge. Ordinarily, Mark Stewart and Rob Schwimmer wouldn’t have the opportunity to do what they do as Polygraph Lounge. They wouldn’t be able to perform, say, 20 minutes of song parodies on the theme of “Moby-Dick” in front of an audience. Both are busy freelance musicians in New York. Mr. […]

Theremin player set to perform at OU-Z

Pamelia Kurstin will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Elson Hall Auditorium on the Ohio University-Zanesville campus. ZANESVILLE — Not many people have heard of the theremin, but plenty of people have heard it. The theremin is the only musical instrument that doesn’t require physical contact and one of the world’s most talented players […]

Theremin cello makes first appearance in almost 70 years

For the first time since 1934, Edgard Varèse’s Ecuatorial will be performed with its intended instrumentation – for two theremin cellos, baritone voice and orchestra. PRESS RELEASE For more information contact: Philip E. Rehard, Concert Manager or Amy Greenan, Assistant Concert Manager (716) 645-2921 For immediate release September 15, 2002 THEREMIN CELLO MAKES FIRST APPEARANCE IN ALMOST […]

Lydia Kavina to Perform at "Icebreaker: New Music from Russia"

Lydia will perform two concerts, give a lecture and conduct workshops. Lydia Kavina will be special guest at “Icebreaker: New Music from Russia”, a festival of contemporary Russian music presented by the Seattle Chamber Players and directed by Elena Dubinets in Seattle (WA) on Friday, February 8-Sunday, February 10, 2002. Lydia will perform two concerts, […]

Welcome to Thereminvox!

There are plenty of theremin sites on the web, so what’s the use of another theremin site? Yet another Theremin site There are plenty of theremin sites on the web. To have an idea just browse our TVOX Directory and follow the links: you will find lots of useful information. Biographies of Leon Theremin, discographies, […]

Castel, Louis Bertrand

CASTEL, LOUIS BERTRAND (1688—1757), French mathematician, was born at Montpellier on the If th of November 1688, and entered the order of the Jesuits in 1703. Having studied literature, he afterwards devoted himself entirely to mathematics and natural philosophy. He wrote several scientific works, that which attracted most attention at the time ‘being his Optique […]