Playing the Moog Etherwave Pro Theremin

October 9, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized 

Here is the incomparable Moog Etherwave Pro Theremin running through the Eventide Space processor giving it an otherworldly sound. Eventide Space can create a variety of spatial effects, including basic reverbs, delays and unique combination effects. Space features 12 of Eventide’s reverb combination effects, taken from the H8000FW and Eclipse V4.

The Etherwave Pro is a professional quality theremin featuring classic theremin sounds, excellent playability housed in a beautiful eye-catching cabinet. It is designed as a solution for the gigging musician who wants the best theremin available in a portable package. The Etherwave Pro also won the 2005 Excellence In Design Award (EID). This bold, beautiful theremin is designed for the gigging musician. Drawing on his 50 years of experience, Bob Moog has designed the next step in the evolution of the original electronic instrument, the Theremin. The Etherwave Pro is a step up both from the best-selling theremin of all time, the Etherwave Standard. The Etherwave Pro features professional quality response and sound in a package designed both for beauty and portability. Whether you’re a seasoned thereminist or someone drawn to it’s unusual sound and looks, you’ll appreciate the quality of response and control this product offers.

The Etherwave Pro features removable pitch and volume antennas. The Pitch range of this instrument extends to 6 1/2 octaves. Both Volume and Pitch antenna response are tuned from the wooden pitch and volume knobs as well as the fine adjustment trim controls at the bottom of the front panel.

The front panel controls include a range switch which allows for choosing one of three octave ranges. The Timbre rotary switch is used to select one of the five preset timbres (classic theremin tones) or enables the front panel Waveform, Brightness, and Filter controls, which allow the thereminist to tailor their own personal theremin tone.

The Etherwave Pro also features a headphone output with level control and a dedicated tuner output. A lighted Standby switch allows the Etherwave Pro to be on but silences the audio output.

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“Thanks to Josh Flynn for playing the theremin and shooting the video.”

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