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Concerto per Theremin. Live in Italy

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Concerto per Theremin. Live in Italy is Lydia Kavina's second album. It was recorded in Italy in 1998 and released on CD by Teleura in 2000. Theremin & Lydia Kavina Invented in 1919 in Russia by Lev Sergeivitch Termen, the Theremin was not only the first electronic musical instrument, but also the first (and still the only) instrument played without touching it by moving the hands in the space between two antennas, one of which controls intonation and the other the volume. Lydia Kavina is universally recognised as being the greatest virtuoso of the Theremin in the world. The niece of one of Lev Termen's first-degree cousins, Kavina began studying the Theremin under the direction of Termen himself when she was nine years old. Five years later, she was ready to give her first Theremin concert, which marked the beginning of a musical career that has so far led to more than 500 theatre, radio and television performances throughout the world. In addition to giving concerts, Kav
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