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  1. Andrei Smirnov Lev Theremin and his inventions + sensors applications Theremin Center for Electroacoustic Musicat Moscow State Conservatory Address: Bolshaya Nikitskaya 13 Moscow, 235871, Russia E-mail: asmir@theremin.ru Web: http://asmir.theremin.ru http://theremin.ru

  2. Lev Theremin (1896-1993) in early 1980-s

  3. Inventor Lev Theremin (1896-1993) playing his thereminvox - first electronic musical instrument, invented in 1919-1920.

  4. Academic Ioffe aka Papa Ioffe, 1920-s

  5. Thereminvox by Konstantin Kovalsky, 1920-s RCA theremin, 1930-s

  6. Konstantin Kovalsky during the recording at Moscow Radio in 1930-s

  7. Leon Theremin and his instruments

  8. The poster of Lev Theremin’s lecture-concert (1920-s), where he presented different technical possibilities to combine music and color, music and gesture, music and tactile senses, music and smelts.

  9. Lev Theremin’s light instrument to control colored light during the performance, 1923.

  10. Lev Theremin’s TV system (Dalnovidenie), 1925, St.Petersburg/Moscow

  11. Lev Theremin’s TV system (Dalnovidenie), Polytechnical Museum, Moscow

  12. Lev Theremin’s TV system (Dalnovidenie), 1925, St.Petersburg/Moscow

  13. Lev Theremin’s automatic door opening system

  14. Klara Rokmore (left) dancing on TERPSITON - instrument for dancer to control sound by means of body movement, New York, 1932

  15. TERPSITON

  16. Fingerboard theremin (Cello), 1930-s

  17. Fingerboard theremin (Cello), 1930-s

  18. Fingerboard theremin (Cello), 1930-s

  19. Bass fingerboard theremin in L.Stokovsky’ Symphony Orchestra, NY, 1930-s

  20. Keyboard theremin, 1930-s

  21. Harmonium, 1930-s

  22. Joseph Schillinger with the Rhythmicon, 1930-s

  23. Rhythmicon - first rhythm-machine, 1932 (version 1964)

  24. Lev Theremin at NKVD (KGB) prison after his return to Soviet Russia in 1939. Released in 1947

  25. Building of Moscow “Sharashka” - special prison for scientists

  26. Lev Theremin’s Great Seal Bug, donated to American Ambassador by Soviet “Pioneers” in 1945

  27. Great Seal Bug construction

  28. Soviet radiolocation systems, capable to produce and detect directed microwave radiation in 1940-s

  29. Lev Theremin (early 1950-s (?))

  30. Commercial Laser-monitoring eavesdropping system, based on the same principle as Lev Theremin’s “Buran” system built in 1947

  31. Windowpane theremin Installation, Brussels, 2005 Good Vibrations Workshop, Helsinki, 2005

  32. Audio delay line, based on heating (1960-s)

  33. THEREMIN SENSORS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS