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Dalit Warshaw, who kept her theremin playing under wraps while at Juilliard, won’t be playing the instrument at tomorrow’s String Masters Series concert. Dalit Warshaw, who kept her theremin playing under wraps while at Juilliard, won’t be playing the instrument at tomorrow’s String Masters Series concert. (Photo by Joanna Eldredge Morrissey)
By Alex Beam
Globe Staff / March 6, 2010

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A successful composer and pianist, Boston Conservatory professor Dalit Warshaw is also one of America’s rare devotees of the theremin, an electronic instrument invented in Soviet Russia during the 1920s. The theremin generates a spooky, “Twilight Zone’’ sound, sometimes used in horror movie soundtracks, or in avant-gard music. As part of the Conservatory’s String Masters Series, Warshaw will be in ... (Full article: 516 words)

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