Tag: Japan

"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 […]

Masami Takeuchi: First Professional Thereminist of Japan

Japanese Theremin player Masami Takeuchi with a Big Briar Series 91Theremin

The Japanese theremin scene is a lively one. But it’s not easy to find information about it since most of the web sites are in the Japanese language only and Japanese theremin enthusiasts usually do not participate in English language online forums. The result is that Japan is like a theremin world apart. That’s why […]

Friends of the Theremin

The Japanese “Friends of Theremin” association is probably the biggest theremin club of the world. This interview with a representative of the association give us an insight of the Japanese theremin scene. Sato: How many theremins have been sold in Japan? FOT: It’s difficult to say, but I can say that almost every member of […]