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Skye Løfvander
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Flageolet Tones - String Harmonics

I am not an instrumentalist! String harmonics can be played much more brightly than in this video but I produced it in order to clarify that the harmonics ar...
May 8
Skye Løfvander posted a blog post

Chakra Music

'Chak Ratio'In the Indian source texts about chakras and in traditional imagery, there is relatively much agreement on their location and the number of petals of the lotuses, so it is partly understandable if some tend to believe that these traits have their background in the hidden constitution of man – in subtle 'bodies'…See More
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Dec 4, 2016

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Human Body Frequencies
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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 receiver. It would be great if together we may find some patterns…Continue

Tags: Frequencies, Body, Human

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Sep 28, 2010.

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About me:
Started overtone singing in 1998. Concert arranger, co-founder of Danish and Scandinavian Overtone Networks.
Primarily interested in the non-electronical sides of music, world music and classical traditions.
I devote much of my time at developing graphic maps of the essential structures in music.
Site in English: http://overtone-singing.tumblr.com
As a band we are:
Subtle Voices:
Dhrupad singer Ashish Sankrityayan, overtone singer Skye Løfvander
Shomis:
Shohreh Shahrzad, daf; Mikkel Hornnes, multiinstrumentalist; Skye Løfvander, vocals
Instruments:
Vocals, flutes, monochord, singing bowls, accordion, trumpet
Influences:
Gregorian, byzantine, Middle East, Scandinavian folk songs, Inuit, Samic yoik, Indian
Homepage:
http://www.overtonesang.dk

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Chakra Music

'Chak Ratio'

In the Indian source texts about chakras and in traditional imagery, there is relatively much agreement on their location and the number of petals of the lotuses, so it is partly understandable if some tend to believe that these traits have their…

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Posted on April 30, 2017 at 7:30am —

The Octave Spiral - Overtone Visualization

The octave spiral is a structure that clarifies the ratios of the harmonic series. It illustrates something essential and universal, so it is obvious for anyone to try to understand and experiment with this pattern - first and foremost singers and musicians.

Marco Gianotta has made his design and programming expertise available for the project.

The program will not work in Internet Explorer, but in…

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Posted on February 23, 2016 at 3:30pm — — 6 Comments

IT and Overtone Singing

There is one major hurdle for most singers who set out to learn to sing overtones:

It may be difficult to hear one's own accentuated harmonics



On the other hand the majority of participants in a beginners workshop, fortunately will be able to hear the harmonics of the others, so we are reassured that it is something that most singers can crack in a relatively short time.



If you have the noble ambition to reach a…

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Posted on December 31, 2015 at 11:30am —

Milton's Modal Compass

Awareness of modal scales is essential for overtone singers!

Milton Mermikides is a very talented musician and he is equipped with a deep sense and understanding of the inherent structures of music. I became aware of him as an ally in my mission…

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Posted on March 10, 2015 at 10:35am —

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At 2:08am on November 13, 2016, Patrick Housby said…

Hello Skye,
Just saw that you added a new song to the cloud today. Thanks for another wonderful addition! It's a gem.
Best,
Patrick

At 7:28pm on July 3, 2016, Patrick Housby said…

Hello Skye,
Best regards to you and yours! Your talents are a blessing to many.. I am glad we are connected on here.
Thanks

At 12:55pm on May 22, 2015, Völven said…

Hi Skye, thanks for the add ;) best regards, Kali

At 12:55pm on February 24, 2013, Bernhard Hanreich said…

Hi Skye
Jens gave me the link to your map soundplaces,.. I started a new group Overtone Music locations and my Idea is to creat a map like yours but for locations that present overtonemusic. How did you do your map can you help me or post one in the group?

At 12:59am on September 30, 2010, Gisbert Schürig said…
Hi,
I read some of your explanations on the sound/color relationship which I consider really sophisticated. Cool.
At 10:54am on August 16, 2010, Max Brumberg said…
Hello Skye, thank you for your map of the acoustic power places, it helped me to find the tegner's museum. i was lucky it was opened and so i could have a very beautiful sound experience there singing harmonics, playing my fujara and satara flutes.. for future times i know that you live close, going to contact you and may be then we can have some time togehter.. this time i was there with chris klie, he knows you..
At 6:09pm on April 29, 2010, Arjopa said…
Dear Sky!
Thanx a lot for your OMN friendship!
Your music is just wonderful!

Hope you like our Khoomei Throatsinging Folk Rock,too!

Greetings from Berlin!
Arjopa & The Master U-like

At 10:10am on April 9, 2010, malene bichel said…
Hej Skye
Tak:-)
Spændende univers herinde. -og Stort:-)
Kærligst
Malene
At 1:13pm on March 19, 2010, Ann-Charlotte Magnusson said…
Hej, Skye och tack!

Jag ser fram emot allt spännande som man kan utforska i detta forum! Din sång är mycket vacker!

Varma hälsningar
Ann-Charlotte Magnusson
At 6:52pm on March 13, 2010, Kasper Søeborg Ohlsen said…
Hej Skye !
Tak , Tibet er en utrolig oplevelse. Flot side du har fået lavet dig!
Jeg er stadig ved "bare at finde ud af hvordan det fungerer"...men her er mange intessante sider. Er der noget du vil anbefale udover Nordisk Forum?
Knuz Kasper
 
 
 

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FUJARA Sommer-Workshop 2016

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