Sean Michaels Launches Us Conductors With a Theremin

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Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 | 2,865 views

Sean Michaels launches his debut novel, Us Conductors, at Greenlight bookstore in Brooklyn. The novel fictionalizes the development of the theremin, a real life weird instrument

Us Conductors, the debut novel by music critic Sean Michaels, launched at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn on Monday night. The novel tells a fictionalized story about the real life of inventor and musician Lev Termen. Termen invented the theremin, the magical musical instrument played without physically touching the device. Accompanying the launch was theremin expert Rob Schwimmer who performed renditions of Rachmaninoff to demonstrate the instrument’s sound.

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