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Recent Russian Texts on the Theremin

Compiled by N. Nesturkh, B. Galeyev, S. Zorin, I. Vanechkina and S. Sintzova. Translated by Vladimir Chudnovsky.

E. Afanasyev. "I See Music," Smena, No. 24 (1983) p. 18.

Ye. Afanasyev. "The Instrument Einstein Played On," Sovetskyi Soyuz, No. 11 (1987) p. 44.

Ye. Afanasyev. "Old, New Theremin," in Vremya kolokoltchikov, No. 3 (1993) pp. 47--48.

Ye. Afanasyev. "The Voice of Theremin," Chudesa i Priklutchenia, Nos. 4--5 (1992) pp. 9--12.

Ye. Afanasyev. "Wonder Outcasts," Trezvost i Kultura, No. 10 (1986) pp. 24--26.

N. Alparova. "'Theremin People' or 'Theremin Theater,'" Muzykalnaya Akademia, No. 2 (1995) pp. 42--47.

N. Alyacranskaya. "An Air Is Singing in Her Hands," Literaturnaya Gazeta (Moscow), No. 22 (2001).

G. Anfilov. "Birth of the Electronic Voice," Znanie-sila, No. 4 (1961) pp. 14--15.

G. Anfilov. "Physics and Music," Znanie-sila, No. 3 (1960) pp. 18--30.

G. Anfilov. "Singing Electricity," Physics and Music (Moscow: Detgiz, 1962) pp. 95--116.

E. Aprelev. "With a Wave of One's Hand," Modelist-Constructor (Moscow), No.6 (1992) pp. 28-30.

I. Atamanenko. "Soviet 'Bug' Undermined Symbol of American Freedom for Eight Years," Komsomolskaya Pravda (Moscow), 2 February (1999).

I. Atamanenko. "The USA Emblem Was Serving USSR," Inzhener (Moscow), No.7 pp.38-41; No.8 pp.38-40; No.9 pp.38-40; No.10 pp.38-40; No.11 pp.39-41; No.12 pp.39-41 (2001).

Yu. Belkin. "Visiting Lenin," Yunost, No. 4 (1980) pp. 94--95.

L. Belonenko. "Thermenvox Yesterday and Today," Muzykalnoe Obozrenie (Moscow), No. 11-12 (1996).

B. Belov. "Theremin Events in Petersburg," Zemlya Russkaya (St.Petersburg), No.3-4 (1997).

E. Bondarenko. "Transistorized Theremin," Radio, No. 10 (1965) p. 33.

E. Braudo. "Music and Electricity," Ogonyok, No. 16 (1928) p. 13.

S.N. Bronshtein. "Homemade Theremin," Radio Vsem, No. 24 (1928) pp. 657--658.

S.N. Bronshtein. The Theremin and the Electrola, (Moscow: NKTP Press, 1930) 65 pp.

A. Brook. "An Odyssey of Theremin," Vechernii Peterburg (St.Petersburg), 25 November (1996).

M. Bykova. "Angel Kept Him Safe," Aura (Moscow), No.4 (1993) pp. 46-57.

G. Chernenko. "Lev Sergeyevitch Termen," NLO (Moscow), No.12 (1999) pp. 4-5.

G. Chernenko. "The Inventor of Music," Izobretatel i Ratzionalizator (Moscow), No.1 (2000) pp. 22-23.

P. Chernikov, S. Kondrashev. "We Did Not Undermine Anybody," Kommersant-Vlast’ (Moscow), No.10, (2001), pp. 16-20.

V. Churikov. "The Theremin Was the Beginning," Krugozor, No. 6 (1983) p. 6 (with LP).

S. Dreyden. "Lenin's Familiarity with the Theremin," Muzykalnya Zhizn, No. 7 (1978) pp. 2--3.

S. Dreyden. Vladimir Ilyich the Spectator (Moscow: Iskusstvo, V.2, 1980) pp. 508--512.

A. Drozdov. "Lecture/Concert of L.S. Theremin," Muzyka i Revolutzia, Nos. 5--6 (1927) pp. 38--39.

S. Fetishchev. "A Centenary of the Father of Electronic Music," Smena (St.Petersburg), 26 November (1996).

"From THeremin to Tonika," Novosti VDNKH, No. 25 (1987) p. 2.

B. Galeyev. "Face to Face with Mephisto, or the Amazing Life of Leon Theremin," in Sputnik Digest, No. 9 (1992) pp. 100--105.

B. Galeyev. "Faustus of Twentieth Century," Idel, No. 5 (1989) pp. 50--53.

B. Galeyev. "Legendary Name," Muzykalnaya Zhizn, No. 7 (1994) p. 29.

B. Galeyev. "The Legendary Theremin," in Science Subjected to Repressions (collection of articles) (Leningrad: Nauka, 1991) pp. 327--333.

B. Galeyev. "Leon Theremin---Electronic Art Pioneer," in Soviet Faustus (Kazan, 1995) 96 pp.

B. Galeyev. "Soviet Faustus," Den i Noch, Nos. 5--6 (1995) pp. 182--195; and Nos. 1--2 (1996) pp. 142--158.

B. Galeyev. "Soviet Faustus, or the Truth about The Remedy of Macropolous," in Muzykalanaya Zhizn, No. 10 (1995) pp. 24--26.

B. Galeyev. "More Powerful than Goethe's Faustus," Kazan Nos. 9--10 (1994) pp. 86--95.

I. Galyavin. "'Prometheus' Invites Guests," Vechernyaya Kazan (Kazan), 7 December (1996).

I. Galyavin. "Could You Play Termenvox," Vechernaya Kazan (Kazan), 5 October (1996).

I. Galyavin. "Lidiya Kavina in Kazan Once Again," Lider (Kazan), No.49, 6 December (1996).

I. Galyavin. "Soviet Faust," Molodyezh Tatarstana (Kazan), 23-29 August (1996).

Ginzburg, V., and Pulvar, V. "Television: The Transmission of Dynamic Images Using L.S. Theremin's Methods," in Radiolubitel, No. 1 (1927) pp. 13--15.

N. Grigoryeva. "The Phenomena of Theremin," Radio, No. 8 (1990) pp. 15--17.

S. Kashnitzkiy. "Songs Painted by Hand," Sovetskyi Soyuz, No. 2 (1981) p. 56.

G. Kiksman. "Man from a Communal Flat," in Svet, Priroda i Chelovek, No. 12 (1992) p. 46.

A. Kiselev. "Leon Theremin---Legendary Man," Sufler, No. 8 (1993) pp. 18--20.

L. Kokin. "How an Electromagnetic Device Gave Birth to Electronic Music," Nauka i Zhizn, No. 12 (1967) pp. 130--138.

L.V. Kokin. In Search of the Truth, (Moscow: Politzdat, 1968), pp. 62-87.

L. Kokin. "Youth of the Academicians," in From Fiztekh to Grand Opera, 2nd Ed. (Moscow: Sovteskaya Rossia, 1981) pp. 82--94, 89--102, 118--123.

B.P. Konstantinov. "[Reminiscences]," in Reminiscences of A.F. Ioffe (Leningrad: Nauka, 1973) pp. 11--13.

L.D. Korolev. "The Tershumophon: An Electronic Musical Instrument," Proceedings of the Fourth All-Union Scientific and Technical Conference on the Development of Electromusical Instruments in the USSR and Its Prospectives (Moscow: NIKTIMP, 1981) pp. 53--59.

L.D. Korolev. "New Theremin Timbres," Radio, No. 9 (1974) pp. 48--50.

L.D. Korolev. "Present-Day Theremin," Radio, No. 2 pp. 44--46; No. 3, pp. 38--40 (1985).

L.D. Korolev. "Theremin Again," Radio, No. 9 (1972) pp. 17--19; No. 2 (1973) p. 60.

L.D. Korolev. "Theremin Pioneered Electromusical Technology," in Musical Synthesizers (collection of articles) (Moscow: Znanie, 1983) pp. 61--64.

L.D. Korolev. "Theremin-Like Multi-Timbre Concert Electronic Musical Instrument" Proceedings of Third All-Union Scientific and Technical Conference on the Development of Electromusical Instruments in the USSR and Its Prospectives (Moscow: NIKTIMP, 1976) n.p.

L.D. Korolev. "Using an Opthrone Manipulator in Electromusical Instruments," Radio, No. 2 (1978) pp. 40--41; No. 9 (1980) pp. 30--31.

L.D. Korolev. "Vizualization of the Theremin's Spatial Fingerboard," Radio, No. 5 (1982) pp. 44--46.

S. Kovaleva. "Neither More, Nor Less," ‘Ona’ (journal, Moscow)), (1997), November, pp. 108-111.

L. Krajzmer. "His Prison Ration and Stalin Price Cash Had Been Doubled," St.-Petersburgskie Vedomosti (St.Petersburg), 28 August (1996).

Yu. Linnik. Termen Never Dies, - In: Electronics, Music, Light (conference book) (Kazan: FAN, 1996), pp. 248-251.

V. Lutzkyi. "The Oldest Member of VAGO," Zemlya i Vselennaya, No. 6 (1986) p. 55.

V. Lvov. "One Can See Through Walls," Ogonyok, No. 47 (1926) n.p.

A. Makhaltzev. "The Sounds of the Rarest Instrument," Kazanskie Vedomosti (Kazan), 8 October (1996).

V.I. Maksimov. "Tonika Trains," Technika-molodezhi, No. 7 (1986) pp. 60--62.

L. Mikheyeva. "The Theremin Is the Source of Cosmic Music," Kommertcheskyi Vestnik, No. 7-8 (1994) pp. 20--21.

I. Nechayev. "Theremin," Radio, No. 10 (1986) p. 49.

N. Nesturkh. "Long Life After Death," Novoe Knizhnoe Obozrenie (Kazan), No.8 (1996), p.15.

V. Orlov. "On the Way to Electromusic," Technika-molodezhy, No. 3 (1960) pp. 34--36, 38.

Ye. Osipovitch. "Voice Of Theremin," Medved' (Moscow), No.1-2 (1996) p.122.

Yu. Ostapenko. "Strange Man from the Planet Theremin," Samolet (Moscow), No.1 (1998) pp.23-30, 37-44, 56-58.

Yu. Pelikhova. "Sound Emerging from Space," Klub i khudozhestvennaya samodeyatelnost, No. 7 (1988) pp. 25--26 (with LP).

Ya. Perelman. "Electromusic," Vokrug sveta, (March 1928) n.p.

Ye. Petrushanskaya. "Leon Theremin: Under a Musical Roof," Muzykalnaya Akademia, No. 2 (1995) pp. 60--67.

E. Petrushanskaya. "Termen-howl," Obshchaya Gazeta (Moscow), No.46 (1995).

Ye. Pozdnyakov. "An Eagle Heard Everything and Transmitted It to the Russians," Security (January 1996) pp. 44--45.

A.V. Rimsky-Korsakov. "Electromusical Instruments," Sovetskaya muzyka, No. 5 (1941) pp. 61--69.

A. Rokhlin. "Fourth Variant," Radio, (1984) No. 2, pp. 12--14.

I. Romashyuk. "Documentary Poetics," Muzykalnaya Zhizn, (1984) No. 20, p.5.

Simonov, I., and Shivanov, A. "Theremin," Radio, No. 10 (1964) pp. 36--37.

I. Somov. "Electronic Voice," NLO (Moscow), No.39, (2003), p.2.

M. Tzvetkov. "Voice Of Theremin," Kazan (Kazan), No.10-11, (1997), pp.186-187.

I. L. Vanechkina. "All Was Music and Light!" Respublika Tatarstan (Kazan), 7 December (1996).

I. L. Vanechkina. Information on New Editions: "Soviet Faust (Lev Termen - Pioneer of Electronic Art)".- In: New Technologies in Culture and Art (conference theses) (Kazan: FAN, 1995), pp. 140-141.

D. Ukhov. "Followers of Theremin Are Growing in Number at Both Sides of Atlantis," Commersant-Daily (Moscow), 12 November (1994).

Ye. Zhukov. "Red TermEnator," Commersant-Vlast (Moscow), 26 February (2002), pp.76-80; 5 March (2002), pp.58-62.

"And Thermenvox Will Sound Once Again," Vremya i Dengi (Kazan), 7 December (1996).

"Chronicle Radio Concert," Telephonia i Telegraphia bez Provodov, No. 16 (1922) pp. 685--686.

"Chronicle. Radio Music," Telephonia i telegraphia bez provodov, No. 4 (1927) p.449.

"Chronicle. Radio Music Abroad," Telephonia i telegraphia bez provodov, No. 6 (1927) pp. 688--689.

"Theremin," Musical Encyclopedia (Moscow, V.5, 1981) p.507.

"Theremin," Musical Encyclopedic Dictionary (Moscow, 1990) p. 543.

"Theremin," Who Wrote about Music (bibliographic dictionary) (Moscow: V. 3, 1979) p. 123.

"Theremin," In/Out, No. 1 (1992) pp. 56--57.

"Theremin," Model Maker and Contractor, No. 4 (1981) pp. 23--24.

"Theremin," Musical Encyclopedic Dictionary (Moscow, 1966) p. 507--509.

"Unique Instrument," Kris (Kazan), 4 December (1996).

Theremin, Leon. "The Birth, Childhood and Youth of the Theremin," Radiotechnika 27, No. 9, 109--111 (1972).

Theremin, Leon. "A Musical Instrument Using Cathode Relays" (Telephonia i telegraphia bez provodov, 1922, No. 15) pp. 515--519.

Theremin, Leon. "The Creation and Implementation of New Timbres in Music," All-Union Computer Music Society Proceedings of the Scientific and Technical Conference (Tallin, 1989) n.p.

Theremin, Leon. "Electronics and Music," Radio Amateur Yearbook, (Moscow: 1968) pp. 47--53.

Theremin, Leon. "Electronics, Music, Light," Proceedings of the Scientific and Technical Seminar on Art Synthesis in the Era of Scientific and Technical Revolution, (Kazan: Kazan Aviation Institute Press, 1987) pp. 79--80.

Theremin, Leon. "Experiments in Light-Music Carried out in the Laboratory of L.S. Theremin," Proceedings of the All-Union School of Young Scientists and Specialists on "Light and Music" (Kazan: Kazan Aviation Institute Press, 1979) pp. 17--19.

Theremin, Leon. "I Keep Working," Sovetkaya Muzyka 11 (1986) pp. 125--127.

Theremin, Leon. "Multi-Voice Theremin," Proceedings of the Fourth All-Union Scientific and Technical Conference on the Development of Electromusical Instruments in the USSR and Its Prospectives (Moscow: NIKTIMP, 1981) pp. 60--62.

Theremin, Leon. "New Musical Acoustic Devices," Proceedings of the Fourth All-Union Acoustics Conference, Musical Acoustics Section (Moscow, USSR: Academy of Sciences, 1966) n.p.

Theremin, Leon. Physics and Musical Art (Moscow: Znanie, 1966).

Theremin, Leon. [Reminiscences], Reminiscenses of A.F. Ioffe (collection of articles) (Leningrad: Nauka, 1973) pp. 108--125.

Theremin, Leon. "Scientific Progress and Musical Art," Proceedings of the Creative Work and Modern Scientific Progress Symposium (Leningrad, 1966) pp. 8--9.

Theremin, Leon. "Traits of the Great Man," Radio 4 (1963) pp. 3--4 (published under the pseudonym L. Sergeyev).

V. Zakhartchenko. "The Godfather of Electromusic," Chudesa i Priklutchenia, No. 4-5 (1992) pp. 6--8.

V. Zakhartchenko. "At the Origins of Electromusic," Chudesa i Priklutchenia, No. 3 (1994) p. 17.

S.M. Zorin. "Sound Emerging Freely from Space," Modelist-konstruktor, No. 4 (1981) pp. 21--22.

Received 12 August 1998

Updated 25 November 2003 by B. Galeyev

Updated 2 November 2005

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