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Live Performance | Bukhchuluun Ganburged | TEDxSydney

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Live Performance | Bukhchuluun Ganburged | TEDxSydney

394,924 viewsJul 13, 20167.4KDislikeShareSaveTEDx Talks 33.4M subscribers Bukhchuluun Ganburged (Bukhu) performs at TEDxSydney 2016 Bukhchuluun Ganburged (Bukhu) is a master student of the Music and Dance Conservatory of Ulaanbaatar. Performing the folk musics of Mongolia, and exploring the aural dimensions of sounds generated by traditional instruments and harmonic overtone vocal techniques. Based in Sydney, Australia since 2009. Bukhu was granted most prestigious Distinguished Talent Visa by the Australian government as an internationally recognised artist with exceptional and outstanding contributions to the arts. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

Tuvan Throat Singing | Alash | TEDxBaltimore

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Tuvan Throat Singing | Alash | TEDxBaltimore

1,584,301 viewsFeb 2, 201627KDislikeShareSaveTEDx Talks 33.4M subscribers Imagine a human bagpipe-a person who could sing a sustained low note while humming an eerie, whistle-like melody. For good measure, toss in a thrumming rhythm similar to that of a jaw harp, but produced vocally-by the same person, at the same time. Recorded at TEDxBaltimore January 2016. Alash are masters of Tuvan throat singing, a remarkable technique for singing multiple pitches at the same time. Masters of traditional Tuvan instruments as well as the art of throat singing, Alash are deeply committed to traditional Tuvan music and culture. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

TEDxCaltech – Steve Collins, Lyle Mays, Kongar-Ol Ondar – Tuva or Bust!

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TEDxCaltech – Steve Collins, Lyle Mays, Kongar-Ol Ondar – Tuva or Bust!

43,015 viewsMar 11, 2011460DislikeShareSaveTEDx Talks 33.4M subscribers A vignette from “Tuva or Bust!” by Ralph Leighton Richard Feynman – Steve Collins Tuvan throat singer – Kongar-Ol Ondar Directed by Shirley Marneus Music by Kongar-Ol Ondar and Lyle Mays Tuvan stamps provided by Alan Leighton Presentation assistance by Ian Leighton Feynman portrait by Sylvia Posner Ladakhi monk costume sewn by Gwyneth Feynman, courtesy of Michelle Feynman About TEDx, x = independently organized event: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.) On January 14, 2011, Caltech hosted TEDxCaltech, an exciting one-day event to honor Richard Feynman, Nobel Laureate, Caltech physics professor, iconoclast, visionary, and all-around “curious character.” Visit TEDxCaltech.com for more details.

Tyva Kyzy Ensemble in Japan, 2000

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Tyva Kyzy Ensemble in Japan, 2000

1,478 viewsApr 27, 202040DislikeShareSaveChoduraa Tumat 162 subscribers Historical video of the first female throat singing Ensemble – Tyva Kyzy. Japan, Osaka, July, at the World Performing arts Festival 2000. Tyva Kyzy Ensemble members, Choduraa Tumat, Aylangmaa Damyran, Aylang Ondar, Nadezhda Kuular. In this festival also was invited musician from Tuva – Andrei Mongush. Recorded by Otkun Dostay. This video is a part of the DVD of the Ensemble Tyva Kyzy, “No comment” (published in 2009), produced by Choduraa Tumat, video edition and mixing Alexey Pirley.

WOLFGANG SAUS : Overtone singing and throat singing styles in the world

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Overtone singing and throat singing styles in the world

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Overtone singing as a stylistic term encompasses all vocal techniques in which overtones are specifically emphasized and play an independent musical role.

The most famous style beside the Western overtone singing is the Central Asian throat singing from Tuva and Mongolia. But there are other spectacular forms of overtone and throat singing in other parts of the world, e. g. in Africa, Oceania and even in Europe, which I would like to draw your attention to here.

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Of course there is no singing without harmonics, because every singing tone contains harmonics. I classify it as overtone singing when the musician’s intention is to provide overtones with their own musical role.

It is important to me to define this from the perspective of the singer, because not everyone perceives the overtones without practice. Transitions from speech to targeted overtones can be fluid (hearing test). According to a study by the University of Heidelberg people hear the overtones very differently, so that even trained musicians do not always immediately recognize the overtones in the voice. Overtone listening is trainable.

Classification by Cultures

Classification by Sound Character

Overtone melodies are the most noticeable, but not the only form of overtone singing. Overtones can be used musically without creating melodies: for tone effects, intonation, resonance and as a basis for scales. Examples are Tibetan monk songs, Barbershop or the Sardinian canto a tenore. The weaker the overtones are compared to the overall sound, the more difficult it is to assign them to overtone singing.

Overtone Melodies

Overtone Sound Scapes

Widespread Misconceptions

For the sake of completeness, I would like to mention singing styles that are erroneously referred to as overtone singing. These are singing techniques called throat singing. Throat singing is used in music ethnological terms, especially in older literature, for throaty, rough songs and singing with narrowing of the larynx and has nothing to do with overtone singing. Only since the 1990s throat singing (as a translation of the Tuvan word khöömej) has become synonymous with Central Asian overtone singing. You have to be careful what kind of throat singing is meant, especially when translating from English. When reading recent literature, one should pay attention to whether the author has carefully researched.

Literature & Sources

Schneider, Peter, Vanessa Sluming, Neil Roberts, Michael Scherg, Rainer Goebel, Hans J Specht, H Günter Dosch, Stefan Bleeck, Christoph Stippich, and André Rupp. “Structural and Functional Asymmetry of Lateral Heschl’s Gyrus Reflects Pitch Perception Preference.” Nat Neurosci 8, no. 9 (2005): 1241–47. https://doi.org/10.1038/nn1530. 2 replies

  1. Simone says: There’s an issue, for Sardinia there is just another video of “A Filetta” singing from Corsica. Could you please fix it? Reply
  2. Franz Klug says: Hoy Wolfgang,ich bin absolut begeistert über deine schöne Seite!
    Seit einiger Zeit stöbere ich immer wieder mal und entdecke immer noch was neues :-)Ich singe so seit ca 25 Jahren Obertöne und bin immer auf der suche nach Anregungen.
    Hier gibt es sie reichlich für mich, dankeschööön.Der “Cosmicbow” hat mich total inspiriert, hab mir gerade auch mal einen gebaut, super Sache.
    Das ist im Moment mein Lieblingsinstrument.Friendly wishes from Palatinatforrest
    Franz Reply

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Overtone singing and throat singing styles in the world

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Overtone singing as a stylistic term encompasses all vocal techniques in which overtones are specifically emphasized and play an independent musical role.

The most famous style beside the Western overtone singing is the Central Asian throat singing from Tuva and Mongolia. But there are other spectacular forms of overtone and throat singing in other parts of the world, e. g. in Africa, Oceania and even in Europe, which I would like to draw your attention to here.

Inhalt

Of course there is no singing without harmonics, because every singing tone contains harmonics. I classify it as overtone singing when the musician’s intention is to provide overtones with their own musical role.

It is important to me to define this from the perspective of the singer, because not everyone perceives the overtones without practice. Transitions from speech to targeted overtones can be fluid (hearing test). According to a study by the University of Heidelberg people hear the overtones very differently, so that even trained musicians do not always immediately recognize the overtones in the voice. Overtone listening is trainable.

Classification by Cultures

Classification by Sound Character

Overtone melodies are the most noticeable, but not the only form of overtone singing. Overtones can be used musically without creating melodies: for tone effects, intonation, resonance and as a basis for scales. Examples are Tibetan monk songs, Barbershop or the Sardinian canto a tenore. The weaker the overtones are compared to the overall sound, the more difficult it is to assign them to overtone singing.

Overtone Melodies

Overtone Sound Scapes

Widespread Misconceptions

For the sake of completeness, I would like to mention singing styles that are erroneously referred to as overtone singing. These are singing techniques called throat singing. Throat singing is used in music ethnological terms, especially in older literature, for throaty, rough songs and singing with narrowing of the larynx and has nothing to do with overtone singing. Only since the 1990s throat singing (as a translation of the Tuvan word khöömej) has become synonymous with Central Asian overtone singing. You have to be careful what kind of throat singing is meant, especially when translating from English. When reading recent literature, one should pay attention to whether the author has carefully researched.

Literature & Sources

Schneider, Peter, Vanessa Sluming, Neil Roberts, Michael Scherg, Rainer Goebel, Hans J Specht, H Günter Dosch, Stefan Bleeck, Christoph Stippich, and André Rupp. “Structural and Functional Asymmetry of Lateral Heschl’s Gyrus Reflects Pitch Perception Preference.” Nat Neurosci 8, no. 9 (2005): 1241–47. https://doi.org/10.1038/nn1530. 2 replies

  1. Simone says: There’s an issue, for Sardinia there is just another video of “A Filetta” singing from Corsica. Could you please fix it? Reply
  2. Franz Klug says: Hoy Wolfgang,ich bin absolut begeistert über deine schöne Seite!
    Seit einiger Zeit stöbere ich immer wieder mal und entdecke immer noch was neues :-)Ich singe so seit ca 25 Jahren Obertöne und bin immer auf der suche nach Anregungen.
    Hier gibt es sie reichlich für mich, dankeschööön.Der “Cosmicbow” hat mich total inspiriert, hab mir gerade auch mal einen gebaut, super Sache.
    Das ist im Moment mein Lieblingsinstrument.Friendly wishes from Palatinatforrest
    Franz Reply

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UDEMI: course of throat singing /overtone singing by Jonathan COPE , UK

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Throat singing / overtone singing

Techniques that allow the simultaneous production of two or more notes by the same singer. Rating: 4.7 out of 54.7 (254 ratings) 1,992 students Created by Last updated 11/2017 English English [Auto]

What you’ll learn

  • Sing two notes at once!
  • Use the techniques of overtone and throat singing
  • Understand the differences between Western and Eastern styles
  • Discover ‘khoomei’ and ‘khargyraa’ styles of singing
  • Handle stress and relax more easily

Requirements

  • No prior knowledge of music or singing needed – open to all
  • No preparation needed, the course begins assuming no prior knowledge

Description

Increasing numbers of people are finding themselves drawn to the ethereal and intriguing sounds that have travelled into Europe and America, primarily from Mongolia and Tuva in the former Soviet Union. Most recently popularised in the West by the touring musicians Huun Huur Tu, Yat Kha, and Sainkho Namatchlyak this fascinating style of singing allows the simultaneous production of two or more notes by the same singer. This astounding feat is accomplished by deliberate enhancement of the natural harmonics found in our voices. The voice, mouth, lips, teeth, jaw, throat, tongue, lungs and diaphragm can all be used in a subtle and complex concert that will allow you to produce these wonderful sounds.

Overtone and throat singing can be safely and easily learnt by men and women of all ages.

A few simple exercises will quickly unlock the wonderful healing and meditational qualities of these unique sounds.

These techniques:

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who has ever wanted to overtone or throat sing
  • Anyone fascinated by Mongolian or Tuvan musicians singing voices
  • Those wishing to use overtone singing for healing or therapy
  • Anyone who wants to use their singing voice but has been told they cannot sing!

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Course content

7 sections • 38 lectures • 3h 32m total length

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Instructor

Jonathan (Jonny) CopeProfessional musician and teacher

  • 4.7 Instructor Rating
  • 689 Reviews
  • 3,598 Students
  • 8 Courses

Hello – my name is Jonny Cope but everyone calls me ‘The Didgeridoo Man’.

I have been playing didgeridoo professionally for over twenty years, am the author of a best-selling range of tuition materials and have taught thousands of people, young and old, to play the didgeridoo. My tuition method has been published as a book since 1999, a cassette (if anyone remembers those!), a CD, and a DVD in 2007. These have been distributed the world over and reached and helped tens of thousand of people.

I also use and teach a variety of other instruments and techniques: Overtone singing, Throat singing (also known as Khoomei), the Jews Harp, ethnic winds and flutes, small percussion, etc.

I have published book & CD tuition methods on Khoomei / overtone singing and playing the Jews Harp.

Students taking my course may contact me via the forum on each course with questions or comments and I’ll get back to you as quickly as I can.

Having studied with several well-known international players and Australian Aboriginal Elders, I have been teaching all levels of this increasingly popular instrument for the past fifteen years via international workshops, 1-2-1 lessons and even Skype webcam.

I have given performances and presented workshops at music festivals and events, corporate team building days, charity balls, weddings and family fun days throughout Europe. I also regularly teach in UK schools via my educational program.

My clients include many blue-chip companies, schools, education authorities and charities, not to mention a few famous folks (no I can’t drop any names!).

My Youtube channel has had nearly 3 million views with 3 thousand subscribers.

Basically I’ve taught so many people with my methods that I’m pretty darn confident that I can help YOU too!

So confident that I’m offering a 30 day money-back gaurentee with Udemy.

Take the course and if you feel it is genuinely not helping then you can easily just stop and get a full refund.

So go ahead and dive into a course that will take you on a wonderful journey of discovery with this amazing and under-rated instrument and wow your friends with your amazing new skills!

Best wishes,

Jonny Cope.

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Search reviewsFilter ratingsSHSteve HamiltonRating: 5.0 out of 56 months ago

I think that Johnny does a great job of explaing & demonstrating the techniques and exercises

Was this review helpful?CSCherelle SappletonRating: 4.5 out of 57 months ago

Brilliantly clear instruction. I just wish I could tell whether I’m actually hearing the harmonics or I just want to hear them so badly I’m imagining them! ?

Was this review helpful?JJeffRating: 5.0 out of 511 months ago

This is my second musical course with Jonny Cope and again, it is very complete, well explained and full of useful details. In my opinion, there is no better ”Throat Singing” course so far, I learnt a lot. I would have liked some more Advanced exercices for the different styles. Maybe in the future, who knows! Best wishes

Was this review helpful?KBKarita BergmanRating: 5.0 out of 5a year ago

Wonderful! Clear instructions, perfect for a beginner. Having trained with Jonny for about a month I purchased another (more expensive) Udemy throat singing course. It was interesting, but I doubt I would have had any chance learning the basics with it. Jonny’s teaching skills will help you succeed learning this exciting skill if you are motivated and willing to practice. This one is totally worth it’s cost. Highly recommended!

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Hey thanks Karita and glad you enjoyed the course.TCTeresa CoderchRating: 4.5 out of 5a year ago

Jonny provides very clear, step-by-step, explanations and exercises, with the necessary cautions. Learning any practical skills involves doubts or a sense of ”not quite getting it”, but I found that by following the instructions and keeping the practice I/my body learned ways to access more fitting positions for producing and amplifying the sound.

I would definitely recommend this course to someone willing to learn these skills (I cannot really speak for throat singing and Sygyt, though, since I’ve focused only on ”Western style” overtone singing).

Was this review helpful?RERenee EvanoffRating: 5.0 out of 54 years ago

I really love this course. I cannot believe that I can actually hear the overtones. Jonny is a great teacher and I would take another class from him in the future. I can’t wait to get better and master the Khoomei method and beyond. I practice every day and especially like to practice when I am driving since the windsheild gives me feed back – the hot tub is not bad either. Thanks Jonny for teaching this.

Was this review helpful?HFHenk FakkeldijRating: 4.0 out of 53 years ago

Really feels like a great course!

Showing so many different aspects of overtone singing. I would like to suggest to include some good excamples of music based on the lessons we are in. That might enhance and inpirate

Was this review helpful?BLBeate LudescherRating: 4.5 out of 53 years ago

Always liked to play with my voice and always liked Tuvan music. Both overtone singing and throat singing are perfectly described. Made some exercises with great effort. Now I’m going through the whole course to have an idea of what is coming. Afterwards long long training in single steps will follow. Great and funny lessons. Thank you

Was this review helpful?RHRyan HourihanRating: 5.0 out of 55 years ago

Jonny knows his tones. Gotta love it. Very informative, good and thoroughly.

5/5 I would suggest this course to anyone interested in overtone or throat singing.

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Jonathan Jay BrandstaterRating: 5.0 out of 56 years ago

Thank you, Jonny Cope for a superb course! I started practicing the suggested techniques and am definitely hooked! This course was very well prepared and the instructor really knows his stuff. Keep up the good work, Jonny!

Was this review helpful?BCBranislav CajkaRating: 5.0 out of 55 years ago

I do not understand English very well. Overall, I understand. Without unnecessary speech. I climb up. Well thank you.

Was this review helpful?TTqaRating: 3.5 out of 53 years ago

I do like the course, the explaination make sense and I could follow by listening, I actually had more problems when I had the subtitles activated since they can not cope with the accent. The material is something for weeks to work. I have only watch till the beginning of section 6 since after that one really need to master the stuff from the other section.

One thing which is in my own opinion could be add are drawing some sketch about the tongue in each exercise, since it may make it easier to understand with pictures than with hand movements.

Since one not teach 1 on 1 the teacher can not see and hear what the student is making or not making.

Else it was enjoyable to follow till now. It is also nice that there are updates which I think is generous.

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New complete Bachelor’s degree in overtone singing and italian traditional music by Massimiliano di Carlo at Conservatorio “Luisa d’Annunzio” in Pescara, Italy 2021

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Goodmorning dear Hai and Bach Yen, how are you?

I am very happy to announce you that since this year in the conservatorio “Luisa D’Annunzio” in Pescara I created a new complete bachelor’s degree in overtone singing and italian traditional. I have already six students that in 3 years will be graduated on first level. It is the first class in Italy recognized fron the cultural ministery. Hope to invite you for a seminar here. Big hugs to you

https://www.conservatoriopescara.it

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Conservatory of Music Luisa D’Annunzio (Conservatorio di Musica “Luisa D’Annunzio”)

Conservatoire à Pescara, Italie Adresse : Viale Leopoldo Muzii, 5, 65124 Pescara PE, Italie

Téléphone : +39 085 421 9950

Création : 1969Province : Pescara