Monthly Archives: May 2013

Lesson 58
The Xtremes: Moving Toward Free Flow, Part 3

Here, you’ll pick up where the first two Free Flow exercises, Lessons 13 and 14, left off (that was way back in The Fundamentals). You’re at the threshold of lesson where you’ll dig into exploring your own personal means of self expression. And once again, we want to do it in a way that feels [...]

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Lesson 48
The Xtremes: Xtreme Pitch Jumping, Part 5

Please make sure to practice Part 4 before working on this one. Part 5 is directly builds on the previous lesson. In this final pitch jumping exercise you’ll play along with music again and you’ll eliminate all traces of sliding. In addition to your ability to listen and consistently intuit the locations of compatible pitches, [...]

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Lesson 47
The Xtremes: Xtreme Pitch Jumping, Part 4

This lesson focuses on refining muscle memory, building on your natural ability to intuit, pinpoint and play pitches that are far apart. You will have to adapt your earlier skill set of sliding from one pitch to the next, because here, while you are intentionally sliding and accentuating each destination pitch, you will also be [...]

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Lesson 43
The Xtremes
Working at the Threshold, Part 2

I urge you to view Part 1 before trying this lesson. Adjusting your theremin can make a big difference in your progress with this lesson and many that follow. In Part 2 we lay the groundwork for creating sounds right at the threshold. Once you get the hang of this, you’re ready for working on [...]

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Lesson 42
The Xtremes
Working at the Threshold, Part 1

Maximize your potential in all of the tutorials that comprise The Xtremes! Consider rolling up your sleeves and getting right into the workings of your theremin. This tutorial will take you through the process of making an internal adjustment to the instrument that dramatically changes the location of the “threshold” — the point above the [...]

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