Cymatics is Music in Pictures

Imagine that you’re an ancient Sumerian who wants to notate musical frequencies or a simple melody. How do you do it? Was it even possible during their day? Musicologists have said that musical notation didn’t appear until about 1,000 AD during the time of Guido D’Arezzo, who invented solfege (Ut,…

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Negative Musical Reactions

Have you ever been in a place where the music that’s playing grates on your nerves? It could be one song or everything on an album causes anxiety, fear, frustration, anger or a myriad of other unpleasant emotions. What causes negative musical reactions? We all know that music affects people…

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Water Memory: Part 4

The research into water memory is in its infancy. What scientists are discovering is how little we really know about the properties of water. What are they beginning to understand? Water carries a memory of what it comes in contact with.

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Water Memory: Part 2

Water memory is a topic of heated debate in the science community. However, enough scientists have ventured out into the proverbial “possible falling limb” world of water memory that the risk is worth it. Science is a wonderful thing. However, even Einstein met with resistance when his theories didn’t line…

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Pythagorean Tuning in A=444 and A=432

There are as many different concert pitches as there are notes on a piano. Well… almost. What do I mean by that? Although there are other concert pitch articles on this site, I’ll quickly give you the low down. Setting the concert pitch requires tuning all notes to one specific…

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Thoughts, Intents, Action!

There are old Chinese proverbs and many other ancient writings that talk about the power of our words. But, where do our words actually come from? They don’t just pop out of thin air! Well, I would say that’s most of the time. Under inspiration, some incredible stuff has come…

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We are Beings of Resonant Frequency

For many years, I’ve been fascinated with sound resonance. I guess much of that came out of working with musical acoustics specialists during the writing of my dissertation. My topic was a strange one – looking inside the mouths of clarinet players to see how the tongue moved while playing.…

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Cymatics

“Cymatics?” you ask. Simply put, the term “cymatics” was coined by Hans Jenny in the 1970’s as a way of describing how to visualize sound. Up until recently, the only method of “seeing” sound was by taking a violin bow and rubbing it along a metal plate that was covered…

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