Thereminist, president of Mandarin Electron Co., Ltd.
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What prompted you to play theremin?
I was not interested in the playing theremin until I knew Clara. Her performance showed that the theremin – a real musical instrument.
What were your first feelings when you heard the sounds of theremin and where did it happen?
One rock musician used it. There was an exaggeration, there were no tehnique , musical beauty and respect to the inventor.
What is your musical philosophy and what place in it occupies a theremin?
“Beautiful sound makes people peace.”
Prospects for theremin and its place in modern music space – how you see them? For what qualities you value this tool?
I think the theremin – an honest, direct interface.
It shows everything that has artist: – the tehnique, the musicianship, and also shortcomings, weakness .. In the playing of avant-garde music , this is not required. So many avant-garde approaches does not interest me.
Which manufacturer of theremin do you prefer?
Series91a BigBriar and Mandarin Electron Theremin