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432 tuning fork

On a facebook group we are debating about thia question (search IL diapason... "LA" a 432hz): there is a theory (Ananda Bosman and others)…

Started by Marco Tonini in InstrumentsLatest Reply

Microphone

I can´t understand how silent is this forum.... Well, anyway. I have a cheap wireless headset but I am not satisfied to the sound. Yes, I…

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African Thumb Piano Tuning

In Afro-American Folksongs, published in 1913, ,Henry E. Krehbiel describes an African instrument called a zanze as follows: "The zanze is…

Started by James Robert Hester in Instruments

13 40 minutes ago
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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"…

Started by Aindrias Hirt in General Topics

0 Jun 1

THE DEVOLUTION OF THE SHEPHERD TRUMPET AND ITS SEMINAL IMPORTANCE IN MUSIC HISTORY

Here's the article online that explains that all old folk tunes come from the natural scale. I didn't post it, and you have to dodge the ad…

Started by Aindrias Hirt in General Topics

0 Jun 1

Fujara Flute Bag

Hey friends, I'm going to be receiving my first Fujara very soon and I'd like to have a carrying bag. Since I will be traveling, I'd like s…

Started by Daniel Shaw in Instruments

9 May 21
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WIR4 sucht neue Altistin

Weitere Infos auf unserer Homepage: http://wir4.corakroetz.de/html/altistin_gesucht.html Wir freuen uns über Deine Bewerbung!

Started by Cora Krötz in Pinboard

0 Apr 18

Fujara flutes. Need help finding a reliable resource

Hey friends. I'm on the search for a fujara flute. I'm curious about where to get one as I reside in Canada. With some searches online I fo…

Started by Daniel Shaw in Instruments

3 Mar 14
Reply by Bernhard Mikuskovics

Heading to Mongolia and looking for teachers

Hi there. I'll be heading to Ulaanbaatar in August of this year (2017). I have two main objectives I'd like to fulfill while I'm there. One…

Started by Daniel Shaw in Pinboard

3 Mar 14
Reply by Bernhard Mikuskovics

What's the best platform to sell digital overtone music and/or press CDs?

Hi everyone, I am a singer and I have just completed 2 large soundscapes, all vocal, where overtones are a main ingredient. Now I am lookin…

Started by Marc Drost in General Topics

4 Feb 5
Reply by Marc Drost

Old English, French, and Gaelic songs played in the round were originally played on short natural trumpets

Hey. I also found out that many English, French, Gaelic, etc. nursery rhymes were based on the natural scale. They were played in the round…

Started by Aindrias Hirt in General Topics

2 Jan 26
Reply by Aindrias Hirt

Igil, Doshpuluur, and Morin Khuur Construction

Hello everyone! Since instruments such as the igil, doshpuluur, and morin khuur are harder to find, making them more difficult to purchase…

Started by Patrick Housby in Instruments

6 Jan 21
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James Robert Hester replied to the discussion 'African Thumb Piano Tuning'
"Aindrias, Here's a link where you can download a copy of Krehbiel:…"
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Aindrias Hirt replied to the discussion 'African Thumb Piano Tuning'
"Should be "what is stress and unstress""
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Aindrias Hirt replied to the discussion 'African Thumb Piano Tuning'
"'Looks spot on. I'll have to read the reference. I will also have to reinterpret the…"
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James Robert Hester replied to the discussion 'African Thumb Piano Tuning'
"Hi Aindrias, I'm not sure how I could test a zanze, but my question is not so much about…"
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Ruud Bemelmans replied to the discussion 'African Thumb Piano Tuning'
"If the zanzes' tuning is derived from any instrument using the overtone series it has to be…"
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