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Obertonmusik

English translation: overtone music

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German term or phrase:Obertonmusik
English translation:overtone music
Entered by: Alison Schwitzgebel
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11:38 Jun 4, 2002
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary / Music (Classical)
German term or phrase: Obertonmusik
It's a musical technical term as far as I can tell
Amira El-Hanfy
overtone music
Explanation:
"I am available for concerts/workshops in your town.
Workshop: Overtone Singing
Playful exploration of European techniques for overtone singing and various Mongolian techniques (throat singing). Open to all. Previous musical experience/education is not necessary.

Workshop: Overtone Music
Practical introduction to musical instruments which produce overtones (singing bowls, fujara flute, shruti box, didgeridoo, mouth harp). Exploration of various techniques for overtone singing. Open to all. Previous musical experience/education is not necessary. "

"OVERTONE CHANTING
(also sometimes called overtone singing, overtoning,
harmonic singing, harmonic chanting, khöömii, höömii and throat singing)
(see also : Overtone Chanting Tape, Overtone Chanting Workshop)


Overtone chanting makes
audible the natural harmonic
spectrum of the voice in its
pure rainbow colours,
so that unearthly, angelic
and bell-like tones are heard
floating above the deep voices
of the chanters.

It is a form of chanting on one note
where the partials- constituent parts
(overtones or harmonics) are selectively
amplified by changing the shape of the
resonant cavities of the mouth, larynx and pharynx. These notes are always present in any note, but while they colour the note and give it its quality they are usually inaudible.

This is a form of chanting traditionally found only in Central Asia - in Mongolia, Tuva and Tibet. In Mongolia and Tuva (Siberia), it is called khöömii (khoomei, höömii or xöömii) which means throat singing. In Tibet, in a few Tantric Colleges only, it is done by the monks as part of ceremonial practice.

One form of it was first introduced into the West by Karlheinz Stockhausen in his piece Stimmung, first performed in December 1968. "
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Alison Schwitzgebel
France
Local time: 10:53
Grading comment
Thanks very much, it all makes much more sence now!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +4overtone music
Alison Schwitzgebel


  

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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
overtone music


Explanation:
"I am available for concerts/workshops in your town.
Workshop: Overtone Singing
Playful exploration of European techniques for overtone singing and various Mongolian techniques (throat singing). Open to all. Previous musical experience/education is not necessary.

Workshop: Overtone Music
Practical introduction to musical instruments which produce overtones (singing bowls, fujara flute, shruti box, didgeridoo, mouth harp). Exploration of various techniques for overtone singing. Open to all. Previous musical experience/education is not necessary. "

"OVERTONE CHANTING
(also sometimes called overtone singing, overtoning,
harmonic singing, harmonic chanting, khöömii, höömii and throat singing)
(see also : Overtone Chanting Tape, Overtone Chanting Workshop)


Overtone chanting makes
audible the natural harmonic
spectrum of the voice in its
pure rainbow colours,
so that unearthly, angelic
and bell-like tones are heard
floating above the deep voices
of the chanters.

It is a form of chanting on one note
where the partials- constituent parts
(overtones or harmonics) are selectively
amplified by changing the shape of the
resonant cavities of the mouth, larynx and pharynx. These notes are always present in any note, but while they colour the note and give it its quality they are usually inaudible.

This is a form of chanting traditionally found only in Central Asia - in Mongolia, Tuva and Tibet. In Mongolia and Tuva (Siberia), it is called khöömii (khoomei, höömii or xöömii) which means throat singing. In Tibet, in a few Tantric Colleges only, it is done by the monks as part of ceremonial practice.

One form of it was first introduced into the West by Karlheinz Stockhausen in his piece Stimmung, first performed in December 1968. "


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    Reference: http://www.jillpurce.com/overtone.htm
Alison Schwitzgebel
France
Local time: 10:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 3409
Grading comment
Thanks very much, it all makes much more sence now!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sueg
4 mins

agree  Steffen Walter
7 mins

agree  5Q: That would sound right. Check out: http://www.obertonmusik.com/oberton.shtml
42 mins

agree  Katrin Suchan
1 hr
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