Category: for my students

Sequencer (for electronic music)

A sequencer used for music is a device that sequences musical events for predictable playback. For early electronic instruments these sequencers often take the form of a collection of switches that are cued in series and which trigger some other…

Good advice for all my students;

The electronics shop guy said this:   When I was building circuits in my early days, I struggled a lot. I found many circuit diagrams with different types of components. And I had to go to my local electronics shop…

A Brief History of Color in Art… and poisons!

A Brief History of Color in Art THE ART GENOME PROJECT BY SARAH GOTTESMAN MAY 20TH, 2016 9:19 PM Artists invented the first pigments—a combination of soil, animal fat, burnt charcoal, and chalk—as early as 40,000 years ago, creating a…

The Theremin. Carolina Eyck playing ‘Elephant in Green’ (2015)

The Theremin is an electronic instrument, originally known as the ætherphone/etherphone, thereminophone[2] or termenvox/thereminvox) is an early electronic musical instrument controlled without physical contact by the thereminist (performer). It is named after the Westernized name of its Russian inventor, Léon…