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Croix sonore (Fr.: ‘sound cross’; Rus. zvuchashchiy krest)locked

  • Hugh Davies


A type of Theremin in which the normal antenna or aerial is replaced by a large brass cross mounted on a sphere; the electronic circuitry is inside the sphere. It was constructed by Michel Billaudot and Pierre Dauvillier (who probably worked on it at different times) for the émigré Russian composer Nicolas Obouhow. A prototype was apparently demonstrated in Paris in ...

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