[sdiy] Attn Theremin lovers! [part deux]
mcwee at m-net.arbornet.org
Wed Jul 24 08:16:03 CEST 2002
>> Could I begin a Theremin part so that the player sounds an exact pitch
>> (example: a D#)?
> I was thinking about exactly this problem on my drive in to work this
> I read that theremins are difficult to play because the player needs to
> very precise pitch.
> I dont know if it would ruin the theremin playing style, but it seems
> to me
> that it be easy enough to run the theremin pitch CV (I am assuming the
> CV out digital theremin) through a quantizer. This should make it
> easier to
> hit the right notes. A lag processor would then add the desired ammount
> It would also help if you came up with some way to cue the instrument
> vca?) on headphones or a monitor. Or perhaps a second headphone out VCA
> where 0V still lets a little signal through? The latter would allow the
> player to still hear dynamics in their performance.
Here's a mod to accomplish just this on the PAiA Theremax (an affordable
theremin option, and fun to build.)
More information about the Synth-diy