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A rare recording of Lev Termin (later Anglicized to “Leon Theremin”) playing his own invention

Of note is the large amount of vibrato (note wobble) he places on every note – this is either advanced technique or a clever ruse to hide micro tuning issues (or both). Amazing control indeed from 1919 (or there about). Note his Theremin seems to have 2 distinct parts – the pitch antennae seems separate to the volume loop – it must be connected via cabinetry below but we do not get to see it.

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