Celebrating Bob’s 74th Birthday With the Release of Amin Bhatia’s “Bolero Electronica”

Photo portait of composer Amin Bhatia.

“Not only is this a tribute to the late Bob Moog, but it is a tribute to the history of synthesizers in general. I do not recall anyone doing anything like this on this scale. I have no doubt “Bolero Electronica” will go down as a pivotal historical piece. Absolutely fantastic. A masterpiece! Thank you […]

Workshop in Paris: Build your own theremin

Theremin : history & theory, I build my own theremin. Each participant to the session “theremin” will build his own theremin from supplied components. From painting to mounting, this session offers an deep overview of the history of the instrument, technical theory, and a did it yourself theremin to bring back home! 2 x 3 […]

Hands Off 2007 – UK Theremin Symposium

It will be a long weekend of talks, masterclasses, demonstrations, performances, workshops and socialisation from Friday 27 July to Monday 30 July 2007 in the Purcell School of Music on the outskirts of London. Featuring Lydia Kavina, Barbara Bucholz, Carolina Eyck, Charlie Draper and Jon Bernhardt. Full details at theremin.org.uk

First Spanish Theremin Festival

The First Spanish Theremin Festival will be held on Saturday June 2, 2007 in Barcelona and Friday, June 8, 2007 in Salamanca. Lydia Kavina will head the second part of the festival. The First Spanish Theremin Festival will be held on Saturday June, 2 2007 in Barcelona and Friday, June 8, 2007 in Salamanca. The […]

"Love Story Played with Theremin"

National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) Tokyo. www.miraikan.jst.go.jp/index_e.html Venue: 5F/Science GalleyDate: April 28 (Sat.), 2007 15:30 –Fee: 500YenContact:National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation+81-3-3570-9151 Miraikan Executive Director: Mamoru Mohri (NASA)www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/mohri.html From ancient times, music was thought of as something like an application of science. The studies of musical scales in ancient times and […]

LEV TERMEN – L’uomo amplificato (The man amplified)

Details on the forthcoming (February 22, 2007) performance LEV TERMEN – L’uomo amplificato (The man amplified). Dettagli sulla rappresentazione teatrale “LEV TERMEN – L’uomo amplificato” che si terrà il 22 Febbraio 2007 a Molinella (BO). LEV TERMEN is the second theatrical production – after the one about Lise Meitner and nuclear fission – that Terzadecade/L’aquila […]

Clara Rockmore’s Lost Theremin Album

Clara Rockmore playing a Victor RCA Theremin

The message that follows has been sent today by Steve Sherman, Clara Rockmore’s great-nephew and Nadia Reisenberg’s grandson, to the Levnet forum. Dear Levnet – I don’t think I’ve ever actually posted on Levnet, or at least haven’t since Clara died in 1998. I am Steve Sherman, Clara Rockmore’s great-nephew and Nadia Reisenberg’s grandson (my […]

The Lothars return to New York City for the first time in over seven years!

Next Tuesday night, December 5, at 8:30PM, The Lothars will be performing at the Galapagos Art Space, providing the soundtrack to the 1929 Soviet silent film “Man With a Movie Camera” (“Chelovek s kinoapparatom”). “Dziga Vertov’s masterpiece is an application of ‘life as it is lived.’ A cameraman travels around a city with a camera […]

Russolo’s Art of Noises at the Estorick

Luigi Russolo was one of the most original personalities of Futurism – of which he was both a founder and a theorist – and this is the first major retrospective exhibition of his work. Luigi Russolo: Life and Works of a Futurist, on view at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square, […]