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Overtone Music Network is a free multifunctional portal and platform for overtone music and for all who enjoy this kind of overtone music. It is for all who are interested in the magic of harmonic, diphonic and overtone music. If you are a member of this network you can improve your contacts to overtone musicians worldwide. As an overtone musician you can share your ideas and conceptions about overtone and harmonic music. If you like this kind of music which contains elements of instruments with a high content of overtones like a didgeridoo, gong, jew's harp, singing-bowl, tambura or other instruments and as well overtone singing, harmonic chant or throat singing getting closer and get in contact with Overtone Music Network. Sign up free and get an own page at this network. Continue


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African Thumb Piano Tuning 14 Replies

In Afro-American Folksongs, published in 1913, ,Henry E. Krehbiel describes an African instrument called a zanze as follows:"The zanze is a small sound-box...hollowed out in the form of a round gourd to the upper side of which, over a bridge, are tightly affixed a series of wooden or metal tongues of different lengths. The tongues are snapped with the thumbs...and give out a most agreeable sound. I find out no records in the accounts of travellers as to any systematic tuning of the instrument,…Continue

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Started by James Robert Hester in Instruments. Last reply by James Robert Hester Sep 27.

Addendum to "The Devolution of the Shepherd Trumpet and Its Seminal Importance in Muisc History

Here's the complicated addendum. It shows how bagpipes, natural trumpets, and the diatonic scale combined in what's called the "Choral Key" which is D major.http://doczz.net/doc/1847942/the-devolution-of-the-shepherd-trumpet-and-its-seminalContinue

Started by Aindrias Hirt in General Topics Jun 1.

 
 
 

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