a common space & database for harmonic overtones
Following the 8th international jew´s harp congress, that took place from August 8th to August 10th 2014 at Taucha / Leipzig, the Austrian jew´s harpists Bernhard Mikuskovics and Bernhard Hanreich went on tour through Austria together with the delegation of Yakutian khomus virtuosos and smiths in the time between August 14th to August 17th.…Continue
Added by Bernhard Mikuskovics on September 4, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments
One side of each instrument features 31 copper strings in the key of CIS. The other side features 15 steel strings in the key of GIS.
The left instrument is made of cherry wood & maple wood. The right instrument is…Continue
Added by Bernhard Mikuskovics on May 29, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
This festival was a pioneering event in Austria, as it consisted of three days performing with overtone singing and overtone instruments: the 1.…Continue
Added by Bernhard Mikuskovics on July 24, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
On April 23rd 2012 the 4th annual vargan and khomus concert took place at DOM in Moscow. Fortunately i was invited as a special guest to perform the jew´s harp playing technique and music of my country and to perform together with gifted jew´s harpists from the Russian vargan and from the Yakut khomus scene. The event…Continue
Added by Bernhard Mikuskovics on May 2, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Along with jew´s harpists from Russia and didgeridoo- and jew´s harp players from Ukraine i was invited together with my Austrian fellow musician and colleague Bernhard Hanreich to perform and to hold lectures about jew´s harping and overtone singing at the 1. overtone festival at Kiev, that happened this year between the 5th and the 6th of November at Ukraine.
On the first day of the festival the programm started at Ivan Gontschar museum of Ukrainian folk art with a jew´s harp…Continue
Okay Folks – a new project is finished!
Recently one of my customers asked me to build a monochord for her that should be not as large as the „normal“ monochords which you can buy at the shops in order to be able to easily travel with.
And here it is!
Below are stages of the…Continue
From 20th to 27th of june 2011 i had the great chance to perform Austrian jew´s harp music and to meet with some of the most distinguished musicians of the international jew´s harp scene at Moscow and afterwards at the 7th international jew´s harp congress and festival at Yakutsk.
It was a great time and i also had the chance to perform at Ysekh festival, the traditional summer solstice celebration of Sakha Yakutia. Below are some shots, that i want to share with…