People fainted when the Theremin was first performed onstage in Paris in 1928. Its haunting sound resembled voices from beyond the grave. It was the first electronic instrument, and at that time, the only one which is played without actually touching it. Its ingenious maker, the charismatic Russian Leon Theremin, was in many ways as mysterious as his invention. Producer Michele Ernsting from Radio Netherlands brings us The Intriguing Theremin. This program airs as part of the international documentary exchange series, Crossing Boundaries.
The Intriguing Theremin was produced and presented by Michele Ernsting of Radio Netherlands. It airs as part of the international documentary exchange series, Crossing Boundaries.
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Theremin: Ether Music and Espionage
by: Albert Glinsky 2005
A full biography of Leon Theremin, the man who invented the theremin and launched the field of electronic music.