The song was improvised for a group of patients and nurses at the Cynthia Spencer Hospice for terminal cancer sufferers, in an experiment to see how toning and harmonic singing can help patients relax and prepare themselves in the transition to death. The toning helps to voice deeper (soul)feelings that can not be expressed with words, a timeless, universal song.
Please listen to the song a feel free to comment.
Added by Graham John on November 26, 2008 at 11:51am —
I am offering my services creating vocal overtone arrangements for your songs (or somebody else's!). The notation is written both with the upper melody in standard notation and with the numbered harmonics above the bass line. The arrangement will be as close as possible to the original, given the restrictions of the harmonic series. (Certain small alternatives for fundamental/bass pitches may be required). It is singable by an experienced polyphonic overtone singer. If desired, a demo mp3 may… Continue
Added by kiva simova on November 26, 2008 at 10:52am —
Magic Sounds - available on CD Baby: cdbaby.com/cd/frenkellaasi
- is an ambient organic album - a calming and predominantly vocal CD featuring the mesmerizing harmonic tones of Dean Frenkel and the hauntingly ethereal voice of Linda Laasi. It is an album of minimalist music which emphasizes the tonal qualities of the human voice.
Magic Sounds is about ancient therapeutic sounds of vocal harmonics; sounds of the… Continue
Added by Dean Frenkel on November 25, 2008 at 12:00am —