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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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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 Instruments

47 Apr 8
Reply by Skye Løfvander

p:ear music program for homeless and transitional youth

Hello, my name is Eric and I am a mentor at the p:ear (www.pearmentor.org) music program in Portland, Oregon, USA. We are just getting on o…

Started by Eric Buchner in General Topics

0 Mar 27

non overtone multiphonics...

Wer weiß etwas zu dieser Gesangstechnik? Ideen? Fragen? Aufnahmen? Theorien?... http://www.david-stuetzel.de/did-she-just-sing-chords-lalah

Started by David Stuetzel in General Topics

5 Mar 13
Reply by David Stuetzel

Open mouth overtones

In this forum might be also a title ”Singing..." I could ask this direct from Rollin or Wolfgang but maybe somebody else is also interreste…

Started by Sauli Heikkilä in General Topics

8 Jul 17, 2013
Reply by Marco Tonini

crowd funding for us fringe overtone artists

Greetings lovers of music outside of the mainstream! Us overtone singers with something unique to offer the world are challenged by raising…

Started by kiva simova in General Topics

0 Jun 22, 2013

Update - March 2013

There is one good news: OMN has now a sponsor. That means that OMN is free and will be free. The provider of this network announced these d…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Mar 21, 2013

Workshops in Finland

Hi I started 3 workshops this week. One evening workshop about khoomei, one about overtonesinging and one khoomei weekend workshop. It has…

Started by Sauli Heikkilä in Pinboard

1 Apr 18, 2012
Reply by Jens Mügge

Looking for reinforcements in the Netherlands

We are "Boventoonensemble Diapason", a band that's based in the south of the Netherlands. There's only 3 of us and we would like to bring m…

Started by Boventoonensemble Diapason in Inquiries & Requests - Wanted & Found

1 Mar 7, 2012
Reply by Marc Drost

Jewish harp, dangerous for teeth?

I broke my front tooth. Now I got new one. But I was thinking, that I probably can ever play xomus again. I broke my teeth by carrot, but a…

Started by Sauli Heikkilä in Instruments

7 Feb 22, 2012

Sufi music and khoomei-

I wonder why this beautifull site is so silent.... well, I haven´t been here too often - FB gives the information, but still. Shouldn´t we…

Started by Sauli Heikkilä in Musicians & Bands

2 Dec 31, 2011
Reply by David Stuetzel

Now Available: Copy an Event

If you don’t use Events, you will not care about this improvement. If you do use Events, you most certainly will! If you have similar even…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Sep 28, 2011

New: Profile Photo Cropping

We recently added a way for you to enhance your profile photo (or avatar) by cropping it. Your avatar is a window into your personality.…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Sep 9, 2011

Logaritmic scale

I should have a presentation about overtones on monday and I have been looking for a good explanation why is overtone scale logaritmic. I h…

Started by Sauli Heikkilä in Musicians & Bands

4 Aug 18, 2011
Reply by Skye Løfvander

Overtone flute construction

There's no instrument with a more simple construction than the overtone flute. Just a tube, a blowhole or a fipple and a person doing the w…

Started by D.B.Lolaq in Instruments

8 Aug 9, 2011
Reply by D.B.Lolaq

Overtone flute

Does anybody know a good site about physics of overtone flute? I measured frequences of first few notes with closed and open end and it see…

Started by Sauli Heikkilä in Instruments

3 Aug 9, 2011
Reply by Sebastiaan De jonge

No video and / or song uploads

Because of the price increase by the social network provider of OMN called NING.com and as result of this discussion we have inform you th…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Jul 20, 2011

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…

Started by Sauli Heikkilä in Instruments

18 Jul 8, 2011

Price Increase by the social network provider of OMN

Just announced by Ning's CEO Jason Rosenthal, effective after July 20, 2011, Ning's Pro and Plus Subscription Plans will increase. That wi…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Jun 23, 2011

Links and publications concerning overtones and harmonic singing

Please share the best This is an invitation to list worthful information concerning harmonic singing, especially studies and researches ab…

Started by Miroslav Grosser in General Topics

8 Jun 9, 2011

Groups: Add Pages, change privacy settings and more

Groups are about to get a whole lot better. We rolled out a slew of improvements to the Groups feature. First, groups creators and admin…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Jun 6, 2011

Known Issues!

Issues we're working on: the music player does not display your personal page design setting. This issue was reported by a member and we…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 May 6, 2011

Supported Browsers - update 12th 2011

Since last week youz can upgrade your Firefox version to 4.0 - if you like to use everything here proper, please notice this list. OMN supp…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Apr 12, 2011

CALLING OVERTONE SINGERS

Dear Overtone Singers around the world, You are invitated to submit excerpts of your overtone singing and BECOME PART OF HARMONIC HISTORY.…

Started by Dean Frenkel in Collaboration

21 Mar 26, 2011
Reply by Iza Spaleniak

Throatsinging in Finland

As a reply to Hai´s request I write couple of lines about situation in Finland. Although I left Finnish Throatsinging Society, it is still…

Started by Sauli Heikkilä in Musicians & Bands

15 Mar 25, 2011
Reply by Stacey

New Feature: Network Likes

Time to inform you about some application technical features. Network Likes First since last week you can add your favourite videos, photos…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Mar 22, 2011

The merits of different forms of throat singing

I have been made aware that some believe 'western overtone singing' is inferior to traditional eastern throat singing. Indeed I personally…

Started by Dean Frenkel in General Topics

2 Mar 8, 2011
Reply by David Stuetzel

Can anyone recommend any electronic dance music with overtones in it?

Can any one recommend any electronic dance music that has overtone singing, fujara, jaw harp or didgeridoo in it. I  am looking for inspir…

Started by Matt Reece in Pinboard

4 Mar 5, 2011
Reply by Steven Williams

OPTIONS (Edit, Delete, etc.) now at the top left side in line to your profile name

You've probably noticed maybe that your EDIT Options (Edit, Delete, etc.) for your various content were all over the place. For example, on…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Jan 8, 2011

Christian Zehnder

Hi ... I found a video on YouTube today of this artistic genius. You can read on his MySpace Music site that his "overtone technique is bas…

Started by Jens Mügge in Musicians & Bands

9 Jan 7, 2011
Reply by Jens Mügge

Gurdjieff- Meetings with Remarkable Men (overtone singing in film)

I saw this film years ago (made in '79), and just saw it again now. I remembered the opening scene where a competition occurred including a…

Started by kiva simova in General Topics

4 Jan 2, 2011

New Text Editor

We have to We're excited announce an upgrade to one of the heaviest-used features on this Network: a buggy text editor The text editor. Ho…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Dec 12, 2010

Trio АЯ in Canada in 2011

Trio АЯ are going to participate in Victoriaville and Ottawa in May 2011..we have to do  some more gigs in Canada.Anyone planning gigs? АЯ …

Started by Koichi Makigami in Inquiries & Requests - Wanted & Found

0 Nov 22, 2010

Interesting: China and Khoomei

http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/index.php?RL=00210 http://www.petitionspot.com/petitions/khoomii/

Started by Steve Sklar in General Topics

19 Nov 18, 2010
Reply by Jens Mügge

Yahoo sign-in enabled

You can sign in to your OMN account via Yahoo. If  you use on both sites the same email address, please sign in to Yahoo and then sign in…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Nov 16, 2010

facebook sign-in app enabled

We enabled a new option to sign up or sign in to this network with a facebook login. OMN Sign-up and Sign-in app allows you to connect you…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Nov 13, 2010

Human Body Frequencies

Maybe it could be fun and challenging to map some of the frequency bands of the human body - both as an emitter of frequencies and a recei…

Started by Skye Løfvander in General Topics

1 Sep 28, 2010

Hall of Fame?

So... if there was a Throat-singing/Overtone singing Hall of Fame, who should be in it, and why? (I mean besides Arthur Miles)

Started by Steve Sklar in General Topics

23 Sep 4, 2010

Add Blog Posts to OMN from 3rd-Party Apps

Overtone Music Network provides now the MetaWeblog API . This new enhancement will allow us to compose and edit blog posts from popular 3r…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Aug 18, 2010

Ning social network site is going from freemium to paid-for

Ning's new chief executive has announced that the site is going to shed staff, stop its free service and concentrate on its premium users.…

Started by Jens Mügge in Pinboard

10 Jun 7, 2010
Reply by Jens Mügge

What's your benefit from Overtone Music Network?

What's your benefit from OMN - Overtone Music Network? Please write with some less words why you are member of this network. Your feedback…

Started by Jens Mügge in Pinboard

6 May 29, 2010
Reply by Jens Mügge

i need suggestions

Hi to all the people,i have a problem : since 1997 i got asmatic bornchite, nowdays i am feeling better but still ia have a problem in sing…

Started by Mario Marino in Pinboard

0 May 22, 2010

News & Views About the Change on Ning

What's Changing — and When? The Latest News That's an overview of some important changes on Ning - the open social netzwork…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Apr 23, 2010

Licence by GEMA

Concerning to my invite to various groups on Overtone Music Network I have to post now this thread just to explain what's happened behind…

Started by Jens Mügge in Pinboard

4 Apr 22, 2010
Reply by Jens Mügge

Missionary work in Tuva and Mongolia using overtone singing

Recently I have been looking into missionary work in the Altai region in which "indigenous" music forms--like xoomi/overtone singing--are b…

Started by Andrew Colwell in General Topics

0 Apr 12, 2010

Form in Overtone Singing

There has been few contemporary works for overtone singing that I know of.   The works of David Hykes's Harmonic Choir,   and Stockhausen S…

Started by Michael Waller in General Topics

1 Mar 31, 2010
Reply by Michael Waller

Bobby McFerrin hacks your brain with the pentatonic scale

The Pentatonic scale works everywhere. Take a look at the fantastic Bobby McFerrrin and astonish!      

Started by Birgit Marita in Musicians & Bands

0 Mar 14, 2010

Tuvan Presentation in Finland

Here is a 3 minutes peek to Tuvan Presentation in Finland:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeEtKCUjDNE Sauli

Started by Sauli Heikkilä in Event Reviews

0 Mar 5, 2010

CELEBRATING OUR STUDENTS

Teachers of overtones will know that a large proportion of their students are people with extra-special qualities. With the exception of pe…

Started by Dean Frenkel in General Topics

0 Mar 3, 2010

Introducing the Footer Bar

Click to enlarge on the screenshot You see above a screenshot of the start page of Overtone Music Network with some hints to the Footer Ba…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Feb 10, 2010

A better text editor, on Forum and Blog posts

Adding and editing text on OMN is now hopefully easier. Previously, all text editors allowed members to add photos, add links and format t…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Feb 9, 2010

Differences between kargyraa and the technique of "deep voice" of Tibetan monks

Very recently, send a question that I think is worth discussing and inquire about the difference between the kargyraa and the technique of…

Started by Javier Nahum in General Topics

9 Feb 6, 2010
Reply by Jens Mügge

I am new here and want to connect with like minded in New England

Like it said... am new here and want to connect with like minded in New England. Anyone out there?

Started by Cathy Worthley in Pinboard

1 Feb 3, 2010
Reply by Jens Mügge

WYSIWYG Editor to OMN

We're adding a WYSIWYG editor to the Forum feature, which will make it easier (hopefully) to format your discussions. This addition will…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Jan 20, 2010

Tweets from your update status box on your profile page

You can post now from your Status Update Box at the top of your profile page tweets directly to twitter. We set up an own Twitter App whi…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Jan 20, 2010

Overtone Music Network featured on Ning

As one of more than 1.6 million networks on the open social network provider Ning I am happy to announce that Overtone Music Network is fe…

Started by OMN in Announcements

1 Jan 15, 2010
Reply by Ayla Roble

New Overtone Singing Band from China

hi all - wanted to introduce ourselves - we are an Inner Mongolian band, based in Beijing. We're going to be touring Europe in September +…

Started by Hanggai in Musicians & Bands

3 Dec 31, 2009
Reply by Yolaine Dumesnil

Learn how to use the basic features of OMN

Maybe with this short video clip you can learn how to use basic features of this network. It shows you how to use it and is taken from C…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Nov 29, 2009

Harmonics for Health™ - Free Downloads

http://www.hgmoses.com/CDs_Downloads/Free_Music.html This player features some of my Harmonic Drone™ recordings. Here you will find the 7…

Started by Harold Grandstaff Moses in Media News

0 Nov 19, 2009

Improved email notifications are online!

The admins of this network can feature your profile or - what we are doing from time to time - artworks, blog posts, discussions, songs an…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Nov 11, 2009

Designer Wanted

I opened last night a free Spreadshirt Store as a part of Fundraising to keep this network running. Now I am asking you artists if you hav…

Started by Jens Mügge in Collaboration

4 Oct 26, 2009
Reply by Jens Mügge

OMN Compilations - RULES

There is a new project to realize, using members audio tracks, a set of more OMN Audio Compilations divided into different sections (jew's…

Started by Marco Tonini in Netlabel Projects

4 Oct 13, 2009
Reply by Marco Tonini

Lissabon

Hi Is there any throat- or overtonesingers in Lissabon? I am going to spend next week untill Friday there. Send a message to saul@sci.fi,…

Started by Sauli Heikkilä in Inquiries & Requests - Wanted & Found

1 Oct 11, 2009
Reply by Jens Mügge

About Social Bookmarking

Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to store, organize, search, and manage bookmarks of web pages on the Internet with the h…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Sep 30, 2009

How to combine a new status message and a link in your status box

I have written here about the new status box. This status box has two options. One option is to type a status message. The other allows yo…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Sep 26, 2009

The "Invite all friends" feature is retired now!

One feature of this social network provider is now retiring. It is the "Invite All Friends" feature which was used to invite friends acros…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Sep 18, 2009

Obertontage in Dresden 2009

I am not able to translate my festival review into English but if you want to see some photos and videos you can click to read my review wi…

Started by Jens Mügge in Event Reviews

0 Sep 15, 2009

What is overtune?

In every tune, every clap even in every noise exists the whole universe of tunes. Our mind and ears are used to select tunes from what we h…

Started by Wolfgang von Boyen in General Topics

1 Sep 11, 2009
Reply by Jens Mügge

Status Updates now alive

You see now a status box at the top of your Profile page. This is the place to share an exciting announcement or post a link to an upcomin…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Sep 9, 2009

Stimmung

Please, I'm looking for news about old performances about Stimmung - Stockhausen. If you were a performer on Stimmung, or a researcher abou…

Started by Marco Tonini in Collaboration

12 Sep 6, 2009
Reply by Wolfgang Saus

New Default of Members Profile Pages

As I have written here you have some options to change the layout of your my page. I am not a programmer so I have to use the software of…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Sep 2, 2009

First Presentation Video

Bernd Michael Sommer gave me the permission for his piece Chapel to create the first presentation video and to add this video (with his pi…

Started by Jens Mügge in Collaboration

3 Aug 27, 2009
Reply by Jens Mügge

Oberton Festival in Bad Essen near Barkhausen

Hi ... it was just like a day in paradies to be at the Overtone Festival in Bad Essen near Barkhausen. Thanks a lot to Family Sellenriek to…

Started by Jens Mügge in Event Reviews

0 Aug 9, 2009

Roaring Hooves Festival in Mongolia

These movietrailers are not really new - they are from 2005 but I found them just now and I enjoy the impressions: "Roaring Hooves" and "T…

Started by Jens Mügge in Media News

0 Aug 3, 2009

www.overtone.cc - a new domain address

Sorry for all vexations in this case. If you added some widgets - music player, a photo slideshow to your blog or website please take five…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Jun 23, 2009

Advanced Search to find Members

You can find members on this network using regular search, or you can drill down to more specific queries with Advanced Search. Head to th…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Jun 20, 2009

Sitemap

A Sitemap for Overtone Music Network is online since yesterday.

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Jun 19, 2009

Classifieds

Classifieds are installed and open to use. Actually it is a free version by Livewired Since February their Music Jukebox Add On is running…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Jun 17, 2009

overtone.cc presented on kulturportal.de

Overtone Music Network is now presented as an organisation on kulturportal.de - it is more than only a link from the website of Kulturport…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Jun 11, 2009

Change the layout of your profile page

You can move features around your profile page to personalize your space. To do so, click on "My Page". Then put your mouse on the title b…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 May 29, 2009

David Hykes concept of Harmonic Chant

The Harmonic Awareness work of David Hykes includes a wondrous »music of the spheres« called Harmonic Chant, as well as practices and insi…

Started by Jens Mügge in Musicians & Bands

0 May 12, 2009

Cantare la Voce - The life and times of Demetrio Stratos

Demetrio Stratos was born in Alexandria, Egypt on 22 April 1945. In 1962, he moved to Italy, where he enrolled in the Architecture Facult…

Started by Jens Mügge in Musicians & Bands

0 May 12, 2009

New piece: Invocation

This piece combines Quranic recitation and Tibetan Buddhist chant, and processes them with time-streching and spectral smoothing. I hope yo…

Started by Dave Seidel in Musicians & Bands

4 May 12, 2009
Reply by Dave Seidel

Want to protect your email from spam?

Want to protect your email from spam? Try reCAPTCHA Mailhide. It's free. I am using it now for the email contact address of this site. I c…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Apr 28, 2009

Compositon

This site includes a little program to compose. It's fun to play with it. http://lab.andre-michelle.com/tonematrix Heartful wishes Birgit…

Started by Birgit Marita in General Topics

3 Apr 27, 2009
Reply by Marco Tonini

color of the icons in the latest activity service

On the customization page of your THEME you have the possibility to choose your own color for the ICONS on your page. This ALL OPTIONS f…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Apr 24, 2009

Safety Settings

The admins of Overtone Music Network have to protect this network and have complete control over the privacy settings, content and members…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Apr 10, 2009

MP3 ID Tags

Getting your MP3 ID tags right is very important. Sooner or later your music isn't going to get dropped on somebody's lap top that has no c…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Apr 9, 2009

On the Physiology of Voice Production in South-Siberian Throat Singing

Sven Grawunder, PhD, phonetician and scientist from Max Planck Society Leipzig, published a very recommendable scientific book about Siber…

Started by Jens Mügge in Media News

0 Apr 6, 2009

Jazz meets Overtone

Jazz meets Overtone - MyVideo Jazz trumpeter Uli Beckerhoff and Reinhard Schimmelpfeng, overtone musician, in concert with the title "a…

Started by Jens Mügge in Musicians & Bands

4 Apr 5, 2009
Reply by Jens Mügge

Your Privacy Setting of your Page

Since January it is possible that you can hide your profile. So you decide who can view your profile page. You can allow any person visit…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Apr 2, 2009

How can I add My iTunes?

A new feature from Apple makes a perfect addition to your My Page. A feature from Apple called My iTunes (iTunes account required) enables…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Mar 31, 2009

Can't See The New Music and Photoslideshow Players?

All two are using Adobe Flashplayer. It has a preference to Flash 9, but here is a link to update your Flash to make it work smoother and e…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Mar 28, 2009

Therapeutic Schools and Social Communities in Sibiria

Peter Marti: Why just Siberia ? Peter Marti has been supporting the curative school Talisman and the therapeutic community in Istok near…

Started by Ralf in Collaboration

1 Mar 18, 2009
Reply by Ralf

Lund festival

Waiting to hear report from Skåne? Looks like nice event. Sauli

Started by Sauli Heikkilä in Event Reviews

1 Mar 9, 2009
Reply by Iver Livendahl

COSMOS - a Latvian a cappella band

This song "Sunrise (Saullēkts)" includes wonderful singing with harmonics. You will find informations about Cosmos in Wikipedia http://e…

Started by Birgit Marita in Musicians & Bands

1 Mar 8, 2009
Reply by Jens Mügge

About OMN

»Overtone Music Network« or with capital letters: OMN is a free multifunctional portal and platform for overtone music and for all who enjo…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Feb 22, 2009

Guidelines

Concept OMN is a multifunctional platform under the Disclaimer, Terms of Service and Privacy Police on Ning. Overtone Music Network is for…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 Feb 22, 2009

Natascha Nikeprelevic

One of my favourite overtone singing videos is this The text by a taiwanese youtuber: »Natascha is a beautiful overtone singer who happe…

Started by Jens Mügge in Musicians & Bands

0 Jan 10, 2009

General Forum on Overtone Music Network

We have a general Forum on Overtone Music Network and each Group on Overtone Music Network has an own Forum. Let us share our ideas and con…

Started by OMN in Announcements

0 May 15, 2008

Europe

Greeting friends, It's been my great pleasure to visit many places via my musical endeavors, especially the throat-singing. All over the U…

Started by Steve Sklar in Collaboration

1 Apr 18, 2008
Reply by Jens Mügge

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