Theremin, Leon S.

1996

The Design of a Musical Instrument Based on Cathode Relays

Leonardo Music Journal: Vol. 6. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press: 49-50.

URL: http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/lmj

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Historical Electroacoustic Devices Historical Electroacoustic Instruments

Abstract:

In this brief article, the author (the inventor of the theremin) discusses the technical basis of the instrument and some of the ideas on which he based its design. Outlining the features of the theremin, he describes its advantages over traditional musical instruments.