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Skye Løfvander
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Skye Løfvander posted videos
Nov 18
Skye Løfvander posted a blog post

Octave Glissando - Voice and Ear Exercise

In music it is not essential to be able to recognize absolute pitch: It is not really crucial if we tune to 432 or 440 Hz. But what is greatly important is to be aware of the interval relations with regard to their consonance (blending) and …See More
Nov 18
Skye Løfvander posted a photo
Nov 5
Skye Løfvander posted a blog post

Basic Situations in Overtone Singing

A brief description on the basis of the videoPolyphonic Overtone Singingby Anna-Maria HefeleFor each of the four basic situations exemplified in the video, there is a visual analysis with a sound spectrogram produced by Overtone Analyzer (www.sygyt.com). The sound of the singing voice is composed of partials, illustrated as horizontal strips. The brighter the color, the more prominent the particular partial is present in the timbre.Blue writing is added by…See More
Oct 11

Skye Løfvander's Discussions

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.
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

Skye Løfvander's Blog News

Octave Glissando - Voice and Ear Exercise

In music it is not essential to be able to recognize absolute pitch: It is not really crucial if we tune to 432 or 440…

Continue

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:00pm —

Basic Situations in Overtone Singing

A brief description on the basis of the video

Polyphonic Overtone Singing

by Anna-Maria Hefele…

Continue

Posted on October 11, 2014 at 12:30pm —

432 Red Herrings Per Second

NB! The text formatting of this blog i rather limited. x^y means 'x to the power of y'.

The notion that in the tonal world the frequency value 432 Hz is an expression of something special, has proven to be tenacious.

Is 432 Hz an…

Continue

Posted on November 7, 2013 at 4:00pm —

The polyrhythmic dance of Lissajous figures

- the relations between mathematics, intervals in just intonation, harmonic singing, sparkles and martial arts.…

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Posted on July 7, 2013 at 8:30pm —

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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
At 7:48pm on March 5, 2010, Jan Heinke said…
hey skye, thanks for connecting us and for your beautiful music here. hope you're fine. actually i'm occupied by different projects but hope for more time to communicate soon.
all the best, jan
At 12:15pm on March 4, 2010, Daniel Pircher said…
beautiful sounds Thanx!!!

Daniel
At 10:02pm on March 1, 2010, fiona rueggeberg said…
i enjoy Your voice : )
thank You!

Fiona
 
 
 

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