How To Play The Theremin: A Complete Guide For Absolute Beginners (Paperback)

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How To Play The Theremin: A Complete Guide For Absolute Beginners (Paperback)


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How to play the Theremin is a comprehensive book that takes you on a journey into the fascinating world of playing and performing on the Theremin. Whether you're a beginner with no prior musical experience or an experienced musician looking to explore a unique instrument, this guide provides step-by-step instructions, practical exercises, and insightful tips to help you unlock the full potential of the Theremin.

Inside this book, you'll find a wealth of knowledge, starting with a brief history of the instrument and its unique features. You'll learn how to choose the right Theremin for your needs and understand its basic components and controls. The book covers everything from setting up your instrument and creating an ideal playing environment to mastering hand and body positions for optimal performance.

With a strong emphasis on practicality, the book includes a wide range of exercises and techniques for developing your skills. You'll learn how to control pitch and volume, train your ears to identify accurate pitch, and practice smooth and controlled movements. The book also guides you through the intricacies of vibrato, volume control, glide, and portamento techniques, allowing you to add expressiveness to your playing.

As you progress, the book delves into playing melodies, scales, and arpeggios, helping you understand music theory and apply it to your Theremin playing. You'll explore different musical genres and learn popular Theremin compositions, as well as how to adapt existing melodies to the instrument. The book also provides valuable insights into stage presence and overcoming stage fright.

Ultimately, you will discover the joy of playing this extraordinary instrument while unlocking your own musical creativity.
Product Details ISBN: 9798398224252
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: June 13th, 2023
Pages: 112
Language: English