[Lab] Theremin building workshop and theremin playing lesson videos
Paul & Andrea Mumby
themumbys at gmail.com
Thu May 26 12:41:48 EDT 2011
I have the schematics and PCB for the theramin I designed. I've etched the
PCB but haven't gotten around to finishing assembly yet. I'd be happy to
share the design files though if that would help. (a little too much on my
plate right now to finish it off in the short term).
On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 12:30 PM, Emily Daniels <emily.daniels at gmail.com>wrote:
> Nice! Saw this one once and it seems relatively easy to make and power:
> On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 12:20 PM, Richard Guy Briggs <rgb at tricolour.net>wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> Several times, the discussion of Theremin building workshops has come
>> up and even do a small theremin orchestra. I'm keen to build some
>> semiconductor-based ones. There are heaps of theremin schematics on the
>> net, many vacuum tube-based. I'm willing to develop a workshop with
>> Normand, not ever having built one yet myself.
>> Here's a couple of really simple ones:
>> I also found one made from a Kinect, which also adds a modulation
>> In terms of lessons, I found this set of video lessons by "thereminist"
>> Thomas Grillo:
>> The music some of us heard last night at the OCLUG photography SIG was a
>> Theremin duet with Hammond Novachord, a 72-channel polyphonic
>> synthesizer that predates Moog's 1960 monophonic synthesizer by 25
>> The Novachord is a very rare instrument (1000 were made in 1935.
>> They weigh 500 pounds, use 169 vacuum tubes...), but the Museum of Sci.
>> and Tech. here in Ottawa actually owns one that was acquired in 1977.
>> It is not in playable condition. I am hoping to gather a group to see
>> The other related instrument I learned of last night from Edgar was the
>> "Ondes Martenot":
>> (Oh man, I just thought of a wonderful place to do a theremin playing
>> workshop: at CAMMAC.ca where we spend a week each summer and
>> thanksgiving weekend...)
>> slainte mhath, RGB
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