Also known as the Fingerboard
Theremin, instead of strings, it has a flexible plastic film
fingerboard which, when touched, produces a tone. As long
as the finger remains depressed, a tone is sustained. The
volume is controlled by a lever on the player's right and
the tone color is controlled by knobs, and the sound is amplified
by an external amplifier.
Invented in the 1920's by Lev
Find out more info, see rare pics, and read one of the only
interviews with Leon Theremin in our Featured
All images courtesy of the National Music Museum
University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.