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The Theremin-how to play without touching.

Postby dentyr » 21 Mar 2020 11:41

Great instrument for now with the Corona virus on its travels



"Only You" played with the Theremin ( nice lady also :) .)

Regards,Den.

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Postby Hugh-AR » 21 Mar 2020 16:04

Thanks Den for posting that. I'm sure you will tell us the science behind this instrument. Magnetism and electric currents?

I have found a couple more YouTube clips of this instrument being played. The first is very appropriate as we have just had this song for the March 2020 Challenge!

THEREMIN - Over The Rainbow



I suppose like any instrument without any frets to determine notes accurately (eg. a violin) there are some players who hit the right notes better than others. This one not so good, I fancy.

Now, how about something classical? He's pretty accurate with the pitch of his notes. A pleasure to listen to him.

Debussy - « Clair de Lune » on the theremin

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Postby Brian007 » 21 Mar 2020 16:07

Hi All,

Makes playing the Keyboard look easy

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Postby dragon » 21 Mar 2020 16:20

On the earlier recordings of 'Midsomer Murders' a Theremin can be heard being played towards the end of the introductory music. .. Fred
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Postby dentyr » 21 Mar 2020 22:02

The kit to build this cost $A99 from Jcar Au. Can be bought over the net. Not easy to play but fascinating to watch. Regards,Den.
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Postby Rev Tony Newnham » 22 Mar 2020 08:24

Hi

A Theremin is definitely on my "wish list" of instruments to acquire.

Keep safe everyone. It's very strange not having to go out to play at church this Sunday.

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Postby dentyr » 30 Apr 2020 11:34

Just been watching this, the message she relates is worth listening.
Carolina Eyck is a musician and composer and one of the world’s foremost Theremin virtuosi. The Theremin is an instrument that is played without even touching it. Carolina Eyck is a musician and composer and one of the world’s foremost Theremin virtuosi. The Theremin is an instrument that is played without even touching it.

Carolina Eyck and her theremin | Carolina Eyck | TEDxDornbirn



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Postby dentyr » 30 Apr 2020 12:29

This is my very first effort at playing a Theremin on my SX900.

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Playing The Rose with a Theremin on my SX900

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