Author Archives: Valerio Saggini

TVOX Audio Library Release 1.0

Introducing the Audio Library The “Audio Library” has been conceived as a central (and permanent) repository for theremin (or theremin-related) audio files, with no disk space restrictions. The first version of that repository is now online on this site. You can upload audio or midi files (this service is completely free), or you can add […]

Lev Sergeyevich Termen: The Inventor of the Theremin

Léon Theremin demonstrating the Thereminvox.

The history of the Theremin and its inventor through a collection of press clips. The Birth of the Theremin In the years previous to 1920, a young student, Lev Sergeivitch Termen (a name which was thereafter gallicized to Léon Théremin), built an electronic musical instrument in St. Petersburg. It was a Thermionic tubed instrument. Théremin […]