The theremin is an early electronic musical instrument controlled without contact from the player. It is named after its Russian inventor, Professor Léon Theremin, who patented the device in 1928. The controlling section usually consists of two metal antennas which sense the position of the player’s hands and control oscillators for frequency with one hand, and amplitude (volume) with the other. The electric signals from the theremin are amplified and sent to a loudspeaker. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: DeVotchKa

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  • Scantily

    Mm! *_*

    March 2013
  • TrashRaccoon

    I love theremin ^^

    May 2012
  • schwagcast

    I have an infection, and the only cure is more theremin.

    April 2012
  • Q306005

    There needs to be more of this. The theremin is one of my favorite instruments ever!

    October 2011
  • Larintha

    This is a great tag :D

    January 2011
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