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By this river (Brian Eno) – Anna-Maria Hefele


By this river (Brian Eno) – Anna-Maria Hefele

Published on Feb 11, 2017

MRI recordings made by Prof. Dr. med. Bernhard Richter & Dr.-Ing. Michael Burdumy:
http://www.mh-freiburg.de/fim ⇊⇊⇊⇊⇊ more info: ⇊⇊⇊⇊⇊
Anna-Maria Hefele: harp, voice, overtone singing | http://www.anna-maria-hefele.com/
Thomas Radlwimmer: video | http://www.radlwimmer.at/

music: shortened version of “By this river” by Brian Eno, adapted by Anna-Maria Hefele

What you see in this dynamic MRI-recording is the tongue movement in the vocal tract while doing overtone singing. The positions of the tongue form the resoncance cavities which delete all not-wanted overtones in the sound of the voice at a certain point in time, and then amplify a single overtone that is left, which can be heard as a seperate note above the fundamental.

The MRI recordings were made by Prof. Dr. Bernhard Richter, Prof. Dr. Matthias Echternach and Dr.- Ing. Michael Burdumy in the University Medical Center Freiburg, Institute for Musician’s Medicine.
http://www.mh-freiburg.de/fim – thank you so much for the kind permission to use the MRI-footage in order to share this fascinating singing-insight with the world!

The team of doctors in Freiburg developed a highly specialized equipment for recording and and also filtering sound in the MRI-machine. This recording is made while using a pre-produced playback on headphones in the really loud MRI-machine while lying on the back.

A lot of more of very interesting MRI- and endoscopy- recordings of various singers and vocalists (classical singers, overtone singers, yodellers, beatboxers….) will be published on a DVD about end of April 2017 @ Helbling.
TITLE: “Die Stimme: Einblicke in die physiologischen Vorgänge biem Singen und Sprechen”
ENGLISH: “The Voice: Physiological Insights in Singing and Speaking”

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