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2014-07-15 23:00:24

Rebecca R. Rubin Interviews Rich Redmond, Renowned Touring and Session Percussionist, About Sustainability in the Music Industry Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 "Everyone can take steps towards helping the environment; playing musical instruments that are manufactured with a green philosophy is my way of contributing to the cause," said Rich Redmond, renowned touring and session drummer in a just-released interview with Marstel-Day President and CEO Rebecca R. Rubin. As...

2013-06-27 23:50:25

With Shopatron, TRX Cymbal Co. will preserve valuable retailer relationships and further expand its dealer base. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 TRX Cymbal Co., a manufacturer of genuine Turkish cymbals and an official sponsor of the Vans Warped Tour, just launched its first online store with Shopatron. The partnership with Shopatron allows TRX to incorporate its dealers into the online fulfillment process, driving online sales and allowing TRX to attract new retail partners, while building tighter...

2013-02-18 23:04:24

Eco Wind Chimes is providing insight on the myths, legends and “proof” surrounding the use of wind chimes. (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 Eco Wind Chimes has chimed in on the ghost debate. Recently, the wind chime company´s social media accounts have been swamped with questions and comments surrounding if a ghost is chased away or attracted to a home by a wind chime. The Eco Wind Chimes´ brand is known-for developing soothing spirituality that can be amplified by the use of...

2012-10-03 23:00:34

Ecowindchimes.com is now offering Himalayan Echo Wind Chimes in Canary yellow. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 Ecowindchimes.com is adding Canary yellow as a color option for the company´s popular Himalayan Echo Wind Chime. Just in time for fall, the Himalayan Echo Wind Chime in Canary yellow combines the purpose of a wind chime instrument with the pleasant sound of the musical canary. “Grace Notes has done a remarkable job with the sound derived from the Himalayan Echo Wind...

2012-09-29 23:00:29

Ecowindchimes.com is now selling Piano Wind Chimes, a perfect gift for musicians. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 Ecowindchimes.com is selling a limited quantity of piano-inspired wind chimes. The company is featuring the wind instrument just in time for holiday gift guides to take notice. The Piano Wind Chime, which is American made and sourced, is stately decorated in traditional sleek black and glamorous white metal tubing. The chime dangles thirty-six inches long and rings an...

2012-09-22 23:02:42

Ecowindchimes.com is launching the Patriotic Wind Chime, a unique gift for any occasion. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 22, 2012 Ecowindchimes.com is launching the company´s latest wind instrument, the Patriotic Wind Chime. This special wind chime is perfect for people who want to show off their love for the USA year-round. The American inspired design is sourced and manufactured in the USA. Plus, the Patriotic Wind Chime can be engraved with a special message. The wind chime,...

2012-09-09 23:01:44

Himalayan Echo Wind chime, one of the most popular tunings, is now available in more sizes Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 09, 2012 If you love wind chimes, company officials with a Dallas-based company called Ecology Shops have added the Himalayan Echo, making it possible for everyone to get them at a bargain. “We´re adding the Himalayan Echo wind chimes, one of our most popular tunings to our large wind chimes,” said Owner Stephen Betzen. Since the start of business in...

2011-08-22 07:10:00

Weaving together soaring, angelic vocals and the celestial sound of crystal singing bowls, Ashana's original sound is the forefront of an entirely new genre of healing music. "The Infinite Heart" just released. Tour starts in Kansas City, Sept. 9, 2011. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 Weaving together soaring, angelic vocals and the celestial sound of crystal singing bowls, Ashana's original sound is the forefront of an entirely new genre of healing music. She has received...

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2011-07-02 05:55:00

Scientists have cracked the secret to what makes Tibetan "singing bowls" so mysterious. The water-filled bowls are rubbed with a leather-wrapped mallet to exhibit a haunting sound, creating strange waves. A Tibetan bowl is generally made from a bronze alloy containing copper, tin, zinc, iron, silver, gold and nickel. The Faraday waves arise when a fluid like water vibrates, constrained by a closed boundary like the edge of the bowl. As the frequency of the rubbing reaches at which the bowl...


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2010-09-24 18:11:38

A tuning fork, formed of a two-pronged fork, is an acoustic resonator with prongs formed from a U-shaped bar of elastic metal. When struck against a surface it resonates at a specific constant pitch emitting a pure musical tone after waiting a moment for some high overtones to die out. The length of the prongs determines the particular pitch of the fork. Most of the time it is used as a standard of pitch to tune other musical instruments. In 1711, John Shore invented the tuning fork. The...

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drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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