Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates Clara Rockmore with an Interactive Theremin Lesson and Playable Theremin

Heads up. Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates Clara Rockmore with an Interactive Theremin Lesson and Playable Theremin.

First up, here is the fun animated google doodle. Bonus points for the cat.

Click the doodle leads you here.

Then it’s time for your first lesson.

Once you learn the basics, you are taken to an Art Deco theater where you can perform the instrument interactively using the screen on your mobile device, or if you are on a Microsoft Surface you can use your finger or your Microsoft Pen.

If you hit the gear bottom left you can even set some parameters such as Easy Mode (turns off pitch quantization), Key, Scale, Octave and Waveform.

Super fun and potential fully useful if you want to lightweight Theremin app in your rig.

I’ll leave you with this inspiring Clara Rockmore performance of “The Swan”.

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Hi, this is Mark Mosher. Welcome to my blog. I’m a synthesist, Composer, Producer, and Visualist living in Boulder CO. I’m also the founder of the Rocky Mountain Synth Meet and Synth Patrol.

I’ve been blogging wince 2005 and this blog is a mix of posts on artistic news as well as synth tech & technique posts under the category Modulate This!

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