Pamelia Stickney performing in 2009

Pamelia Stickney performing in 2009

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Music Unlimited 23 by Andy Newcombe/CC BY 2.0

Remember the eerie flying saucer sound effect from old B-movies? It's produced by a theremin, the only instrument you play without touching. Kurt Andersen gets a lesson from theremin virtuoso Pamelia Stickney.

Kurt's theremin lesson:

Pamelia Stickney performs:

(Originally aired September 4, 2009)

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