Saturday, March 1, 2008
Variations on the Theremin - Pamela Kurstin
Under the sensitive control of Pamela Kurstin, the Theremin becomes jazz, or lounge music, and a violin or a bass. Watch her masterful vibrato and note flanging.
She plays and discusses her theremin, the not-just-for-sci-fi electronic instrument that is played without being touched. Songs include the classic "Autumn Leaves," Billy Strayhorn's "Lush Life" and a composition by David Mash, "Listen: the Words Are Gone."
You can find her performance here, at the TED Conference site:
Pamela Kurstin performs
You will enjoy this wonderful 19 minute session with Virtuoso Pamelia Kurstin. She also has a simple webpage:
Pamela's web page
March 1, Notes by Larry Murray