Archive for the ‘fusion’ Category

Indian Blues Fusion in 17 edo

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

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Indian Blues Fusion in 17 edo uses my electric DIY tanpura guitar tuned to 17 edo, electric 17 edo guitar and Indian percussion.

Nail the Jelly to The Wall (12 edo)

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

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Singing and original melody by Christiane Offenbar
Words by RichardLeach, Jan 4, 2016
Arrangement by me – in 12 edo

The calendar says Monday but it doesn’t say what for.
You hear a nearby ticking and you hear a distant roar.
You get up when you hear the bugle call.
You have to nail the jelly to the wall.

The galaxy is spinning but it doesn’t fly away.
Dark matter holds it all in place, at least that’s what they say.
You hear the running in the upstairs hall.
You have to nail the jelly to the wall.

You try to play your tenor but you have a broken reed.
The overtones are hidden and the undertones are freed.
Sometimes a tower leans and will not fall.
You have to nail the jelly to the wall.

Bohlen-Pierce Shopping Trip

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

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Bohlen-Pierce Shopping Trip is dedicated to Heinz Bohlen and in a tuning that bears his name. Click on the picture for more information. Or for even more information and musical examples click here.

ABA Prelude for 43 edo Synthesizer

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

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ABA Prelude for 43 edo Synthesizer is a “polished” improvisation on the Linnstrument with ZETA+2.1 in 43 edo tuning. This is my maiden voyge with 43 edo. One can stack some incredible dissonances in 43 and also nice near just sonorities too.

A Pseudo Raga in 19 edo (video)

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

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per request here is an alternate mix with the guitar more in front.

and here is an alternate take with the guitar distorted.

wind farm in 19 equal temperament (video)

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

wind farm in 19 equal temperament is a pseudo raga played on a 19 equal guitar using slide for the melody and the same guitar plus synthesizers for the drone. The video and stills of a wind farm were taken by me during a recent trip.

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Walls Torn Down

Friday, February 13th, 2015

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Walls Torn Down – 12 edo baritone guitar

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Quantum Mechanics (poly-tuned)

Friday, February 6th, 2015

[/caption]Fig. 1: Probability densities corresponding to the wavefunctions of an electron in a hydrogen atom possessing definite energy levels (increasing from the top of the image to the bottom: n = 1, 2, 3, ...) and angular momenta (increasing across from left to right: s, p, d, ...). Brighter areas correspond to higher probability density in a position measurement. Such wavefunctions are directly comparable to Chladni's figures of acoustic modes of vibration in classical physics, and are modes of oscillation as well, possessing a sharp energy and, thus, a definite frequency. The angular momentum and energy are quantized, and take only discrete values like those shown (as is the case for resonant frequencies in acoustics) Fig. 1: Probability densities corresponding to the wavefunctions of an electron in a hydrogen atom possessing definite energy levels (increasing from the top of the image to the bottom: n = 1, 2, 3, …) and angular momenta (increasing across from left to right: s, p, d, …). Brighter areas correspond to higher probability density in a position measurement. Such wavefunctions are directly comparable to Chladni’s figures of acoustic modes of vibration in classical physics, and are modes of oscillation as well, possessing a sharp energy and, thus, a definite frequency. The angular momentum and energy are quantized, and take only discrete values like those shown (as is the case for resonant frequencies in acoustics)

Quantum Mechanics (poly-tuned)

Quarter Life Crisis (24 edo Rock Ensemble)

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

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Quarter Life Crisis is an adaptation of the performance of the previous post for traditional fusion rock ensemble and 24 note per octave tuning.

Lullaby for Refugee Children

Friday, August 29th, 2014

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Lullaby for Refugee Children by Christiane Offenbar (vocals) and Chris Vaisvil (EP 73).