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    The theremin is getting an open-source version, the Theremotion

    The 102-year-old theremin — an instrument that’s played by moving your hands to control the volume and pitch of a single sine wave tone — has been created as an open-source instrument, the Theremotion.

    Designed by developer Pierre Lulé, the Theremotion is a synthesiser that’s similarly controlled by hand gestures to conjure a low pass filter, a supersaw sound, a guitar sound, and more. You can also make the virtual instrument “stick” to a chosen scale, “making it much easier to control than a Theremin”.

    The instrument is based on the Leap Motion Controller, an optical hand-tracking module that’s able to map individual finger movements and more complicated hand gestures than the original theremin. Theremotion is an…

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