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Stops and Drones

Uncategorized Jun 22, 2022
 

What's the scoop with the knobs on your harmonium?

This videos helps you understand the difference between stops and drones, and how to work them on your instrument. 

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Harmonium Travel Backpack

Uncategorized Jun 04, 2022
 

Here is a video on the perfect harmonium backpack for a Bhava Mini harmonium. Very useful when you're traveling, especially if you're flying and have connecting flights!

PS - click HERE to order the backpack I show in this...

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Harmonium Music Stands

 

Here's a video that shares three quick, cheap and easy options for a harmonium music stand. 

PS - click HERE to purchase the bamboo book stand. 

 

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Fresh Tracks

Artists, including Kirtan artists, write, record and release original music... aka fresh tracks.

Back in the day we made albums. Forty or so minutes of music on good old vinyl.

Next came CD's. Still physical, and very durable....

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The Harmonium "Sustain" Test

Uncategorized Jun 03, 2022
 

Here's a video where I compare the sustain on four different harmoniums.

HARMONIUM SUSTAIN

A good harmonium ought to sustain a 2-note chord for 4-7 seconds. Any less than 4 seconds and you'll have to pump...

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What's the Right Harmonium for Me?

So many folks want to buy a harmonium. I constantly receive questions like:

  • Where are harmoniums for sale? 
  • How much does a good harmonium cost?
  • Which is the best harmonium to buy for Kirtan? 

All great...

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Chanting and Your Chakras

One of the most interesting and useful tools for to understand the human energy system is the ancient Yogic system of the chakras. The chakra system has gained popularity in the West thanks to Anodea Judith (check...

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What's Up With My Harmonium?!

chant at home harmonium May 23, 2022

As far as hand made instruments go, harmoniums are incredibly low maintenance. That said, since harmoniums are made of wood and metal they are sensitive to changes in temperature (hot and cold) and humidity (ex., humid in...

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Buy a Harmonium, Not a Headache

How to Buy a Harmonium, Not a Headache

The only thing more amazing than chanting is getting behind a harmonium for your own personal chant practice. Whether you long to chant at home, add Kirtan to yoga classes or share...

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Official Shiva Prayer Music Video

 

IN THE WORDS OF MIKE COHEN

Fire & Destruction

December 30, 2021 was a terrifying day in Boulder, Colorado, where my partner and I live. Ninety percent of Boulder County was in severe or extreme drought, and we...

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