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Mad Scientist? - Leon Theremin - Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (DVD)

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  1. Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey is a documentary film directed by Steven M. Martin about the life of Leon Theremin and his invention, the theremin, a pioneering electronic musical instrument.
  2. Disc #1 -- Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey 1. Logos/Musical Prophet 2. "Pitch & Volume" 3. Carnegie Hall Concert 4. "Very Romantic" 5. "Mad Scientist?" 6. Black Ballet 7. "Not Just a Magic Toy" 8. Lost Love 9. Hollywood's Instrument Theremin Resurfaces Fun for Jerry Lewis Russian Affiliations A Dying Art "Good Vibrations" 15 Actors: Todd Rundgren, Brian Wilson, Clara Rockmore.
  3. Born in , Theremin's experimentation with electronic instruments led him to the Kremlin where, in , he personally demonstrated his invention to Vladmir Lenin.
  4. Abstract: An entertaining film about Léon Thérémin, a Russian émigré who pioneered the field of electronic music 4 decades before the rise of electronic rock music, and then mysteriously vanished, not to be seen again for over 50 years. Includes rare film .
  5. Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey ★★★ (PG) Profiles the life of Russian scientist Leon Theremin (who died in ), founder of electronic music, and his revolutionary musical invention, the Theremin.
  6. Mar 04,  · The current theremin fad can be traced to the release of a documentary film on the life of the instrument's creator, Russian scientist Leon Theremin, who invented it in about
  7. Aug 08,  · Léon Theremin was born Lev Sergeyevich Termen in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire in into a family of French ancestry. Right away his parents noticed his exceptional intelligence and learning abilities. He started to develop an interest in electricity at the age of 7, and by 13 he was experimenting with high frequency circuits.
  8. Theremin, also called Thereminvox, or Etherophone, electronic musical instrument invented in in the Soviet Union by Leon Theremin (also called Lev Termen). It consists of a box with radio tubes producing oscillations at two sound-wave frequencies above the range of hearing; together, they produce a lower audible frequency equal to the difference in their rates of vibration.

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