44 relations: Altered state of consciousness, Bell, Bell metal, Bon, Buddhism, Cambridge University Press, Chakra, Concordia University, Cymatics, Devanagari, Friction idiophone, Glass harp, Gong, Hans Jenny (cymatics), Hornbostel–Sachs, Jem Finer, John Cage, John Taverner, Joyce Beetuan Koh, Kabuki, Lithophone, Longplayer, Lou Harrison, Meteoric iron, Music of Tibet, Music therapy, Nancy Hennings, Nepal, New-age music, Olivier Messiaen, Perceval Landon, Philippe Leroux, Physician, Shamanism, Shang dynasty, Stick-slip phenomenon, Struck idiophone, Taoism, Tibetan Bells (album), Western world, Wood block, Wooden fish, World music, Yoga.
An altered state of consciousness (ASC), also called altered state of mind or mind alteration, is any condition which is significantly different from a normal waking state.
A bell is a directly struck idiophone percussion instrument.
Bell metal is a hard alloy used for making bells and related instruments, such as cymbals.
Bon, also spelled Bön, is a Tibetan religion, which self-identifies as distinct from Tibetan Buddhism, although it shares the same overall teachings and terminology.
Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
Chakras (Sanskrit: चक्र, IAST: cakra, Pali: cakka, lit. wheel, circle) are the various focal points in the subtle body used in a variety of ancient meditation practices, collectively denominated as Tantra, or the esoteric or inner traditions of Indian religion, Chinese Taoism, Tibetan Buddhism, as well as Japanese Esoteric Buddhism, and in postmodernity, in new age medicine, and originally psychologically adopted to the western mind through the assistance of Carl G. Jung.
Concordia University (commonly referred to as Concordia) is a public comprehensive university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on unceded Indigenous lands.
Cymatics, from κῦμα, meaning "wave", is a subset of modal vibrational phenomena.
Devanagari (देवनागरी,, a compound of "''deva''" देव and "''nāgarī''" नागरी; Hindi pronunciation), also called Nagari (Nāgarī, नागरी),Kathleen Kuiper (2010), The Culture of India, New York: The Rosen Publishing Group,, page 83 is an abugida (alphasyllabary) used in India and Nepal.
Friction idiophones is designation 13 in the Hornbostel-Sachs system of musical instrument classification.
A glass harp (also called musical glasses, singing glasses, angelic organ, verrilion or ghost fiddle) is a musical instrument made of upright wine glasses.
A gong (from Malay: gong;; ra; គង - Kong; ฆ้อง Khong; cồng chiêng) is an East and Southeast Asian musical percussion instrument that takes the form of a flat, circular metal disc which is hit with a mallet.
Hans Jenny (16 August 1904, Basel – 23 June 1972, Dornach) was a physician and natural scientist who coined the term cymatics to describe acoustic effects of sound wave phenomena.
Hornbostel–Sachs or Sachs–Hornbostel is a system of musical instrument classification devised by Erich Moritz von Hornbostel and Curt Sachs, and first published in the Zeitschrift für Ethnologie in 1914.
Jeremy Max "Jem" Finer (born 20 July 1955) is an English musician, artist and composer.
John Milton Cage Jr. (September 5, 1912 – August 12, 1992) was an American composer and music theorist.
John Taverner (c. 1490 – 18 October 1545) was an English composer and organist, regarded as one of the most important English composers of his era.
Joyce Beetuan Koh (born June 9, 1968) is a Singaporean composer, sound artist, and educator.
is a classical Japanese dance-drama.
A lithophone is a musical instrument consisting of a rock or pieces of rock which are struck to produce musical notes.
Longplayer is a self-extending composition by Jem Finer which is designed to continue for one thousand years.
Lou Silver Harrison (May 14, 1917 – February 2, 2003) was an American composer.
Meteoric iron, sometimes meteoritic iron, is a native metal found in meteorites and made from the elements iron and nickel mainly in the form of the mineral phases kamacite and taenite.
The music of Tibet reflects the cultural heritage of the trans-Himalayan region, centered in Tibet but also known wherever ethnic Tibetan groups are found in Nepal, Bhutan, India and further abroad.
Music therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.
Nancy Hennings is an American musician who teamed up with Henry Wolff to make the album Tibetan Bells in 1971, one of the pioneering LPs of new-age music.
Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल), is a landlocked country in South Asia located mainly in the Himalayas but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.
New-age music is a genre of music intended to create artistic inspiration, relaxation, and optimism.
Olivier Eugène Prosper Charles Messiaen (December 10, 1908 – April 27, 1992) was a French composer, organist, and ornithologist, one of the major composers of the 20th century.
Perceval Landon (1869–1927) was an English writer, traveller and journalist, now best remembered for his classic and much reprinted ghost story "Thurnley Abbey".
Philippe Leroux (born 24 September 1959 in Boulogne-Billancourt) is a French composer living in Montréal, Québec, who has been identified as "one of the most important composers in contemporary music.".
A physician, medical practitioner, medical doctor, or simply doctor is a professional who practises medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining, or restoring health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments.
Shamanism is a practice that involves a practitioner reaching altered states of consciousness in order to perceive and interact with what they believe to be a spirit world and channel these transcendental energies into this world.
The Shang dynasty or Yin dynasty, according to traditional historiography, ruled in the Yellow River valley in the second millennium BC, succeeding the Xia dynasty and followed by the Zhou dynasty.
The stick-slip phenomenon, also known as the slip-stick phenomenon or simply stick-slip, is the spontaneous jerking motion that can occur while two objects are sliding over each other.
Struck idiophones is one of the categories of idiophones (that is, any musical instrument that creates sound primarily by the instrument as a whole vibrating—without the use of strings or membranes) that are found in the Hornbostel-Sachs system of musical instrument classification.
Taoism, also known as Daoism, is a religious or philosophical tradition of Chinese origin which emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao (also romanized as ''Dao'').
Tibetan Bells is a 1972 album by Henry Wolff and Nancy Hennings.
The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas.
A wood block (also spelled as a single word, woodblock) is a small slit drum made from a single piece of wood and used as a percussion instrument.
A wooden fish, also known as a Chinese temple block. is a wooden percussion instrument.
World music (also called global music or international music) is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the globe, which includes many genres including some forms of Western music represented by folk music, as well as selected forms of ethnic music, indigenous music, neotraditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition, such as ethnic music and Western popular music, intermingle.
Yoga (Sanskrit, योगः) is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India.