Woodstock Chimes JRWBR Jerusalem Chime, Bronze

Woodstock Chimes

$ 52.49 

Product Description Inspired by the mysterious & uplifting tones of eastern Hebrew chant. This mysterious-sounding wind chime surrounds the listener with the inspiring tones of eastern Hebrew chant. The hidden connection between this Music & similar western forms of Gregorian chant was uncovered by the Jewish cantor & music Scholar Abraham idelsohn (1882-1938) whose life's work was collecting & comparing the oral traditions of eastern & western Religious song. The practice of involving music in prayer has endured & the fundamental components Remain consistent throughout the world. Transport yourself to the spiritual near east with the mystical music of our chimes of Jerusalem. In 1979, grammy award-winning musician & instrument designer garry kvistad created the first Woodstock Chime from an aluminum lawn chair he found in a landfill. Fascinated by the scale of Olympos, a 7th century pentatonic scale that can't be played on a modern piano, Garry cut & tuned The lawn chair tubes to the exact frequency of the ancient scale. The resulting Chimes of Olympos was the first Woodstock Chime & is still one of our best selling, musically-tuned wind chimes. Garry & his wife Diane still develop the chimes today as part of their family-owned business in New York's Hudson Valley. Woodstock Chimes - the world's favorite windchime. Amazon.com The sounds of nature are sweet, but the music of chirping birds, chattering squirrels, and rustling leaves is even sweeter when accompanied by Woodstock's computer-tuned Jerusalem wind chimes. These chimes were inspired by the tones of Eastern Hebrew chants, tuned to a scale also common to Gregorian, Syrian, and Byzantine chanting. Company founder Garry Kvistad has developed an advanced method of tuning used on every Woodstock chime: each tube is analyzed digitally with a microphone under the tube measuring the frequency, and cutters are instructed to remove just the right amount of material to produce the most precise tuning possible. The result is a purer, more harmonious sound. All Woodstock wind chimes are made in the USA from nonendangered hardwoods treated to endure season after season of outdoor use. Woodstock prides itself on being a socially responsible company, explaining that "through the sale of our chimes we proudly support the arts, as well as many environmental and humanitarian causes." Add harmony to your yard or garden while contributing to the harmony of the earth.

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