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|Title: ||Weird Vibrations: How the Theremin Gave Musical Voice to Hollywood’s Extraterrestrial "Others"|
|Authors: ||Wierzbicki, James|
|Issue Date: ||2002|
|Publisher: ||Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group|
|Citation: ||Wierzbicki, J. (2002). Weird Vibrations: How the Theremin Gave Musical Voice to Hollywood’s Extraterrestrial Others. Journal of Popular Film and Television, 30(3), 125-135.|
|Abstract: ||The theremin played a unique role in 1950s science fiction films. In Rocketship X-M, The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Thing from Another Planet, and It Came from Outer Space, the instrument was not just a component of the studio orchestra but, in effect, the diegetic “voice” of the alien entities.|
|Type of Work: ||Article|
|Type of Publication: ||Publisher version|
|Appears in Collections:||Research Papers and Publications. Sydney Conservatorium of Music|
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