Posts Tagged ‘music’

Rumi’s “The Guest House” in the key of Carbon

The Tones of Carbon By Commons:Robert Lavinsky – File:Diamond-and-graphite-with-scale.jpg, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=39385953 This recording is a sketch of the tones of carbon done by Xochi John on cello, Maya Bennardo and me on violin. There are two versions, one that is instrumental and another with a voice over with a poem by Rumi. Maya…

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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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Atomic Tones – Healing Fields

After a few months away from publishing, I am excited to return to the Web Log of my exploration of vibrations and their power to heal. This post inaugurates a new, rebuilt site where all of the work is accessible from one place. Now the periodic table with the tones and colors for those who…

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Heart – Healing – Oxygen

One of the joys of writing and researching for a blog is the ability to follow a muse or take a tangent only to be delighted on how applicable it is to my current work. While participating in an equinox gathering at Serpent Mound in the non-glaciated part of southern Ohio, I met an individual…

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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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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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