The art of sonification - An interview with Jonas Gruska Born in Czechoslovakia. Studied at Institute of Sonology in The Hague (Netherlands) and at Music Academy in Cracow (Poland). Works mostly with computers and electronics as a musician and sound artist under his civil name, or as Mrkva or Binmatu. Sacred Sounds — Merkaba Frequency Arts The Beginning, the Dark Female Abyss from which all originates and returns. Grounds stress and tension out and roots us into Mother Earth stability, fearlessness, foundation. The octave in music which opens up space for all possibilities. 1/2 represents the space for everything, and the expanded potentials of consciousness rising to higher vibrations. Centering, resonating the ideal balance between Yin and Yang, Feminine and Masculine energies, Left/ IDA and Right/ PINGDALA Energy channels of the body. This interval begins the ascent into higher spiritual realms.
Vocal Vibrations: Expressive Performance for Body-Mind Wellbeing Tod Machover, Charles Holbrow, Elena Jessop, and Rebecca Kleinberger. Vocal Vibrations explores the relationships between human physiology and the resonant vibrations of the voice. The voice is an instrument everyone possesses. It is incredibly individual, infinitely expressive, and intimately linked to the physical form. In collaboration with Le Laboratoire in Paris and The Dalai Lama Center at MIT, we are examining the hypothesis that the singing voice can influence mental and physical health through physicochemical phenomena and in ways consistent with contemplative practices. Download 3 mind power mp3s for free in the Sound Transformation kit What are sacred solfeggio frequencies? Many secrets lie within the solfeggio frequencies. They are said to contain within them the power of creation and transformation. These original sound frequencies were apparently used in Ancient Gregorian Chants, and because the music held mathematical resonance, the frequencies were said to be capable of spiritually inspiring mankind to be more Godlike.
Designing Ambiences in Max/MSP Guest article by Andreas Jonsson DSP beginnings Last year, I undertook a one-year Masters in Sound for Moving Image at the Glasgow School of Art, which got me properly introduced to the wonderful world of DSP and the seemingly endless possibilities of Max/MSP. Trevor Jones (composer) Trevor Alfred Charles Jones (born 23 March 1949) is a South African orchestral film score composer. Although not especially well known outside the film world, he has composed for numerous films and his music has been critically acclaimed for both its depth and emotion. At the age of five, Jones already had decided to become a film composer. In 1967 he attended the Royal Academy of Music in London with a scholarship and afterwards worked for five years for the BBC on reviews of radio and television music. In 1974 Jones attended the University of York from which he graduated with a Masters Degree in Film and Media Music.
Clint Mansell Clinton Darryl "Clint" Mansell, (born 7 January 1963) is an English musician, composer, and former lead singer of the band Pop Will Eat Itself. Career Pop career Soundtrack composer Film trailers Michael McCann (composer) Michael McCann (also known as Behavior) is a Canadian composer for television, video games, and film. He is best known for composing the scores to the video games Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent , Deus Ex: Human Revolution and XCOM: Enemy Unknown McCann's music incorporates elements of electronic, orchestral and traditional acoustic instruments, and often includes the use of world, choral, and solo vocals (primarily female, and primarily lyric-less). His scoring work, as well as solo and production work, bridges multiple genres including ambient, world, jazz, break-beat, post-rock, trip-hop, drum and bass, industrial, rock and pop. McCann has received award nominations for his work in television, games & film, from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, IGN, Spike TV Video Game Awards, G.A.N.G., Hollywood Music In Media Awards (2008 / 2011), and G4TV X-Play. Official Website for Michael McCann
Lalo Schifrin Biography Schifrin was born Boris Claudio Schifrin in Buenos Aires to Jewish parents. His father, Luis Schifrin, led the second violin section of the orchestra at the Teatro Colón for three decades. At the age of six, Schifrin began a six-year course of study on piano with Enrique Barenboim, the father of the pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim. At age 16, Schifrin began studying piano with the Greek-Russian expatriate Andreas Karalis, former head of the Kiev Conservatory, and harmony with Argentine composer Juan Carlos Paz. During this time, Schifrin also became interested in jazz. Michael Andrews (musician) In early 2000, Nancy Juvonen's brother Jim Juvonen gave Andrews a copy of the script for the as-yet-unmade feature film Donnie Darko. As had happened across Hollywood, Andrews was blown away by Richard Kelly’s idea. He recalled "[e]veryone knew Donnie Darko was going to be a cool movie. Everyone knew it was interesting." Kelly, for his part, was aware of Andrews's work with The Greyboy Allstars, and he also knew that Andrews made music under the name Elgin Park.
Sounds of Science: The Mystique of Sonification Welcome to the final installment of Hearing the UnHeard, Sounding Out!‘s series on what we don’t hear and how this unheard world affects us. The series started out with my post on hearing, large and small, continued with a piece by China Blue on the sounds of catastrophic impacts, and Milton Garcés’ piece on the infrasonic world of volcanoes. To cap it all off, we introduce The Sounds of Science by professor, cellist and interactive media expert, Margaret Schedel.
Biography - Diego Dall’Osto Diego Dall'Osto studied Organ, Composition and Electronic music and obtained a PhD in Psychology at the UAB (Autonomous University of Barcelona, in Spain). His activity as a composer of instrumental and electronic music ranges over several areas: concert, theater, opera, ballet, sound installation and video art. His music has been awarded and has been performed at international level. At the moment he teaches 'Harmony and analysis' at the Conservatory of music of Mantova (Italy). studies Diploma in Organ, Vicenza
These 20 Unorthodox Instruments Are Making the Music of the Future The Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition doesn’t crown any old clarinet or guitar. Nicknamed the “X-Prize of musical instruments,” the annual Georgia Tech competition showcases the revolutionary ideas and innovations that are changing the way music is made and experienced, and highlights some of the best instrument makers in the world. “A lot of what the judges have to deal with is trying to define for themselves what it means to be a musical instrument.