Posts Tagged ‘healing sound’

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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Dancing Particles in the Key of Hydrogen

Rumi in the Key of Hydrogen Hydrogen, the most abundant element, the lightest known element, the element that is in every part of our body is the framework for this composition. As I work with the tones from the elements, I find a beautiful consonance between the colors. It is quite mind bending to step…

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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 Copper

I am consistently amazed by the qualities of elements and their interaction with life. Mendeleev, when he organized the elements in the periodic table by their qualities put them in a system that, quite often, aligned them in a manner that also reflected human attraction to those elements. Copper, silver and gold are all elements…

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Lithium Revisited

I am coming back to revisit an element that I examined very early in the process of learning about the color of the spectra from individual materials. Lithium, is predominantly green, though it has orange, red and infrared in its fingerprint. I now understand that the colors are emitted by electrons as they return to…

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Cobalt

Cobalt is the 27th element. See Tones of Cobalt for how cobalt is used in the body. All of the elements colors are in the ultra violet range. If I take them an octave lower they have the following colors: Red Green Blue Cobalt Scale Cobalt Sound Sketch

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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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Science, Sound and Healing

The past eight months has taken me into a wide range of studies from physics to farming. All of them had on one level or another recognized vibration as an integral part of our world. We are and our world is vibration. I have also encountered this character who goes by the surname of Science.…

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Tones of Water

The quality of water permeates every aspect of our physical, emotional and spiritual world. Two elements, Hydrogen and Oxygen, the 1st and 8th elements from the periodic table join. Two gases join and create the framework for our lives. How interesting that a compound that is in a liquid state creates a framework, yet it…

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Sacred Sounds

Sacred Sounds: Magic and Healing through Words and Music by Ted Andrews (Llewellyn Publications, 1992. 16th Edition 2013) Sound in our world is constantly “toning us.” I recorded some of the sounds of a home and found the blower was 221 Hz, one hertz sharp of A below middle C. This tone when brought up…

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Joy Gardner’s: Vibratonal Healing

Joy Gardner: Vibrational Healing through the Chakras Joy Gardner’s “Vibrational Healing through the Chakras with Light, Color, Sound, Crystals and Aromatherapy” (Crossing Press, Berkeley: 2006) was the first book I read about healing modalities in our contemporary society. Gardner has combined 30 years of study, experience and exploration in a comprehensive overview. Each section of…

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