Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer and orchestra conductor. Biography Bernstein was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts and studied at Harvard and the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. He was highly regarded as a conductor, composer, pianist, and educator. He is probably best known to the public as […]
Lydia Kavina will give a theremin workshop at M.E.S.I. in Paris on December 15-17. Program: Lecture on theremin technique, performing interpretation, composition for theremin. Answer to any question about the story of theremin and its use. Private lessons. Exchange your theremin experience with other theremin players. Information […]
He will be performing multimedia concerts of his music with video and computer art by his wife, Mary Ross. ERIC ROSS, American composer and Thereminist, is featured artist on the North Sea Jazz Festival on July 9.10, and 11th at the Frans Hals Saal in the Congress Centrum, Den Haag, Holland. He will be performing […]
Project: Pimento, the San Francisco-based lounge band whose line up includes thereminist Robby Virus, will be doing a Southern California mini-tour this weekend. On Friday May 7, Project: Pimento will perform at Tiki Oasis IV (www.tikinews.com) in beautiful Palm Springs. Project: Pimento performs from 8:15-9:15 in a tiki-stuffed lineup of bands that also includes the […]
The long awaited instructional DVD by Peter Pringle is finally available. To anyone who wants to play the theremin this is surely a must buy. Thanks Peter! For more information about the product and how to order go to: www.peterpringle.com/dvd.html.
To honor Moog and commemorate his groundbreaking achievements, several renowned keyboardists and longstanding Moog users will gather on Tuesday, May 18 at B.B. King’s Bar & Grill. (PRWEB) April 15, 2004 — It was 50 years ago that American maverick inventor Robert Moog began developing instruments that altered the course of modern music for all […]
Bob Moog makes a special guest appearance March 16th at 7:00 PM on Tech TV’s ultimate Tech-fest: The Screen Savers. Bob Moog makes a special guest appearance March 16th at 7:00 PM on Tech TV’s ultimate Tech-fest: The Screen Savers. Bob will be talking with host Leo LaPorte about the theremin. The show is live, […]
The ewinds TAK TL, a new Japanese theremin has been unveiled. It sells for 58,000 Japanese Yen (that’s about 432 E.U. Euros or 527 U.S. dollars). More information (unfortunately only in Japanese) at: www.fiveg.net.
Jonny Greenwood is known to millions as the guitarist in Radiohead, but he is enjoying a parallel life as the unlikely champion of an obscure instrument called the ondes martenot. The device, invented in 1928 by French experimenter Martenot, has featured on the past three Radiohead albums and on Greenwood’s solo debut, Bodysong. It is […]
Darius Milhaud (September 4, 1892 – June 22, 1974) was a French composer and teacher. He was a member of Les Six and one of the most prolific composers of the 20th century. Milhaud was born in Aix-en-Provence and studied in Paris under Charles Widor and Vincent d’Indy. He emigrated to America in 1940, where […]