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DIY Electric Aeolian Harp – Measurements and Rain Drops

Monday, March 17th, 2014

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About the DIY Electric Aeolian Harp – the vitals
1. Presently it is two 4’x4″x1″ pine boards screwed together
2. Scale length is 27″, or about that of a baritone guitar
3. Pickups are cheap humbuckers ($13 a pair) from Amazon
4. They are now floating on springs to allow height adjustment and are about 1/16″ from the strings.
5. They are placed ~11 1/2″ and ~14 3/4″ from the “nut”
6. The bridge now is an piece of 1″ aluminum corner stock
7. The nut is 7/16″ Brazil wood
8. The strings are G, D bass guitar & E, A, D, G electric guitar
9. The zither pins from Experimental Musical Instruments are now in a piece of hardwood (see close up pic)


Rain as heard by the DIY electric aeolian harp – takes a minute to really get going.

2:28 pm Bright Chord

7:16 pm Stacked Fifths

9:47 pm Motor Drone

12:37 Midnight Drone

5:08 am Drone

3:41 pm Afternoon Single Note Drone

10:20 pm Drone

4:25 pm Afternoon Drone Two

3:55 pm Dark Chord

Three Daphnes

Thursday, May 17th, 2012



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Daphne in 12 equalDaphne in Porcupine 15 Lesfip Daphne in Arabic 17-tone Pythagorean

Collection of Selected Works

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

This is a collection of selected works for some friends.

Courage
Simple Gifts featuring Bethan Mathis, arr. by Aaron Copland
Centaur’s Pasture
Perseverance
Excluded by Peers
Father Knows Best
Layla and Majnun
Ediacaran Garden
After Creation
Prelude for a Centaur Tuned Piano
Lost Realm of Gondolin
Godzareh Depression
Hammer Dulcimer
Broken Wing Seagull
Watching it Snow
Seagull with a Chip
A Tritone Past Midnight
Stately Wood and Wind
Irene Blue
The Future of Uncertainty
Francesca Grooves for Saint Francis featuring Norm Harris

Talking to God (video)

And I can’t resist adding this one too. Not So Much as One of Them