Ondes but not forgotten

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 […]

Theremin Lecture/Demonstration by Scott Marshall

Scott Marshall will discuss the origins of the Theremin, and demonstrate its performance. The IEEE History Center Lecture SeriesInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineersin conjunction with Mason Gross School of the Arts Music Department presents “A Lecture/Demonstration of the Theremin” by Scott Marshall In this lecture, Scott Marshall will discuss the origins of the Theremin, […]

Lothars at Massart this Friday

The Lothars make one of their frequent rare live appearances this Friday at the Massachusetts College of Art. The Lothars make one of their frequent rare live appearances this Friday at the Massachusetts College of Art. Here are the details: EVENTWORKS presents ELECTRONIC CONCERTO:a night of Non-Dance Oriented Electronic Musicwith Mild Visual Stimulation. Friday, February […]

Stage spook-tacle

Adding to the darkly comic tone of Alfred Corn’s poetic peek at the bloodsucking vampire, My Neighbor, the Distinguished Count, is an unusual electronic instrument known as the theremin. David Del Tredici’s work Dracula (which features a theremin), will be performed on feb. 18 2004 by the Colorado Symphony at Boettcher Hall, 14th and Curtis […]

Moog Music Announces the discontinuation of the Etherwave® Signature Series Theremin

These special instruments, autographed and played by Bob Moog will remain collectible for years to come. Press Release Moog Music Inc. is discontinuing the production of the Etherwave Signature Series theremin as of the end of February 2004. Moog will fulfill all orders for this product placed by February 29th, 2004. This will not affect […]

New CDs: Air, Starsailor

According to RollingStone magazine the new CD from Air features a theremin. Like so many other pop wizards, Air take their favorite David Bowie disguise and build a whole new sound out of it. The French electronica duo always sounds as if it’s lost in erotic space, floating in the blue with Major Tom, combining […]

Moog Music Announces Etherwave Pro

Moog Music Etherwave Pro

New Theremin Delivers Superlative Sound and Expanded Range. Press Release ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 2004)–Moog Music announces the Etherwave Pro, a fully professional theremin with unexcelled tone and response. Its features and portability make it ideal for both stage and studio use. It is the latest development in Moog Music’s fifty-year history of building high quality […]

Rosalyn Tureck Dies at 88

Rosalyn Tureck, a leading performer of Bach on the piano, harpsichord and clavichord, has died. She made her Carnegie Hall debut performing on the theremin, the electronic instrument invented by Leon Theremin, with whom she had studied. Rosalyn Tureck, the “High Priestess of Bach,” Is Dead at 88 andante – 18 July 2003 Rosalyn Tureck, […]

Mr. Theremin, If You Please!

New York thereminist Rob Schwimmer will perform with Red {an orchestra} at the Cleveland Tri-C Metro Campus Auditorium on April 2, 2003. New York musician Rob Schwimmer will perform with Red {an orchestra} at the Cleveland Tri-C Metro Campus Auditorium on April 2, 2003. Schwimmer will play theremin along with Carla McElhaney (piano) and under […]