Woodstock Percussion MMSO Magical Mystery Chime - Space Odyssey
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Woodstock Percussion

Magical Mystery Chime - Space Odyssey

Mfg.# MMSO
Sku# 5463385


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Woodstock Magical Mystery Chimes feature a musical phenomenon known as Octave Doubling. Here's how it works - you remember the Do-Re-Mi-Fa-So-La-Ti-Do scale from "The Sound of Music"? The "Do" notes that come at the start and end of this scale are the same note, an octave apart. Notes separated by an octave are considered harmonically equivalent and "ring" together in a way that adds a pleasing sound to the music. The Magical Mystery Chimes take this theory to the extreme - each note of the wind chime is matched with its "octave double". Never before used in windchimes, this special tuning creates a heightening of the harmonics, creating a song that must be heard to be believed.

Woodstock's Space Odyssey Chime is tuned to the intervals of the first notes of the famous symphonic poem, "Also sprach Zarathustra" by Richard Strauss, more commonly known as the powerful musical opening to Stanley Kubrick's 1968 film "2001: A Space Odyssey". The chime-within-a-chime design couples notes in four octaves which exponentially increases the soundscape and quadruples the octave doubling effect!

  • This chime carries a lifetime tuning guarantee.
Height:55 in