Composer Lera Auerbach on using a Theremin in The Little Mermaid’s Score

In creating the score for John Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid, composer Lera Auerbach used a theremin to convey the beautiful, otherworldly voice of the mermaid. See how this electronic musical instrument is played (without physical contact!) and hear from Auerbach about how it musically illuminates the mermaid’s nature.

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Header image: Yuan Yuan Tan in Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid // © Erik Tomasson

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