A sample of a rebuilt Intonarumori from the only surviving fragment of “Risveglio di una città” by Luigi Russolo.
An interview with Japanese singer and thereminist Eri Ii. Eri II is a Japanese singer and thereminist. She received classical voice training from Masako Ueno (who studied with Mario Del Monaco) and, more recently, she began to learn the theremin. We’ve had the luck to listen to her charming theremin playing thanks to her uploads […]
The Intonarumori were a family musical instruments invented in 1913 by italian futurist painter and musical composer Luigi Russolo. They were acoustic noise generators that permitted to create and control in dynamic and pitch several different types of noises. The Intonarumori were a family musical instruments invented in 1913 by italian futurist painter and musical composer Luigi […]
78 rpm RCA theremin recording (Victor 25130-B) digitized by Reid Welch for the “Levnet Compilation #2”.
A short biography of Léon Théremin’s first theremin student in the United States Alexandra Stepanoff. Alexandra Stepanoff was one of Léon Théremin’s first theremin students in the United States. Formerly a concert singer, around the late twenties, she moved from Russia to New York, where, thanks to the local Russian community, she met Léon Théremin. […]
Photographs of the original Theremincello preserved at the National Music Museum, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. [Images courtesy of National Music Museum, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.]
Lydia Kavina owns the only surviving Terpsitone in the world: it was built for her by Léon Théremin in 1978. Some photographs and information about this instrument.
Bret Moreland’s audio restoration of the Lucie Bigelow Rosen recording (uploaded last year by Jessica Hummel) of her speaking in the East Indies. Bret used the source uploaded by Jessica Hummel on this website, and reduced the impulse noise, and continuous noise. Thanks Bret.
An interview with canadian thereminist Peter Pringle. Peter Pringle is an eclectic musician, singer and songwriter from Canada. He became involved in music as a child singing with the children’s chorus of the Canadian Opera Company and studying classical piano. In the 1960’s he moved to the United States where he started a successful songwriting […]
A flyer dating from the Thirties promoting russian thereminist Mischa Tulin.