Posts Tagged ‘electromagnetic energy’

Rumi’s ‘Where Everything is Music’ in the key of Oxygen

There is a delight in following a stream of thought, seeing where it meets the next body of thought and how they dance together. The following composition is with my daughter, Xochi John (cello), Larry Stephens (percussion) and me on violin. The field recording is simple and done as a single take. The poetry of…

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The Human Elements

  After what seems like an inordinate amount of time, I have finished working through the elements of the human body. The question now is what to do with this body of work? Or is it, work of the body? While traveling in Europe the summer before last visiting a dear family friend, her partner…

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Tones of Calcium

Calcium, the 20th element, is essential in the life of a cell. Calcium ions move in and out of the cytoplasm and act as a signal for metabolic processes. Bones, teeth, shells, limestone, dolomite, quick lime for cement, the formation of stalagmites and stalactites are all calcium-based materials.

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Tones of Hydrogen

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe. It is estimated that 90% of all matter is hydrogen. It has interesting qualities that make it a unique element on our material plane. Its name comes “from the Greek words hydro (water), and genes (forming). Hydrogen was recognized as a distinct substance by Henry Cavendish…

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Tones of Selenium

Selenium is an essential trace element in our bodies. Its name comes from the Greek word Selênê (Moon). It is also able to convert the sun’s energy directly into electricity and was one of the first elements used in photovoltaic panels. Selenium is used by our bodies in a number of proteins primarily helping cell…

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