The theremin was not invented by a guy named Victor

Posted: 5/24/2005 5:07:28 PM

From: Hillsborough, NC (USA)

Joined: 2/13/2005

"... unique voice. It was invented in 1916, just a few years before Victor Theremin invented his first electric musical instrument. Vibes ..."

Ugh... We have so much work left to do for World Thereminization :)
Posted: 5/25/2005 1:36:49 PM
Charlie D

From: England

Joined: 2/28/2005

Oh dear.

My School's Head of Music is guilty of the same sort of crimes against Electronic Music though. teacher thought that the theremin was invented in the 1940s, but I didn't bother to correct him. He also pronounces 'Moog' as Mooooog and 'Ondes Martenot'as 'On-days Marti-not'. I don't blame him however for not believing me about the Rhythmicon/ Polyrhythmophone being a real instrument.

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