THE four TYPES OF PAISTE GONGS
Paiste gongs are seen as being a number of the very best quality gongs out there within the fashionable western world. These Gongs have been utilized by a number of the most revered orchestras and musicians throughout the western world.
Paiste produce each gongs and percussion devices in Zurich, Switzerland, utilizing a system, which dates again to the Bronze Age. These Gongs are handcrafted by specialist-trained makers who adhere to historical strategies, strategies and recipes that create gongs, which produce sounds which are out of this world.
Paiste gongs create sounds, which hyperlink us to the very essence of the universe and join us with the very core or our true nature, past our bodily physique and inherent existence. These gongs take us very comfortably and simply into an alpha-theta state of optimum therapeutic and permit us to enter a deep state of consciousness that connects to inventive communication.
Gongs sounds are virtually indescribable. We will get the perfect understanding of the total capabilities of those superb sound instruments by listening to gongs dwell or on a properly recorded CD.
It’s believed that these sacred devices hyperlink in with the energies of whales, who’re considered the traditional caretakers of knowledge from our historical previous, courting again to the instances of Lemuria and Atlantis. The sounds of the whales’ magnificence might be heard and linked with when listening to the symphonic gongs, and this historical knowledge might be accessed when one is about free from greedy within the bodily and swimming free within the infinite.
Paiste have produced quite a lot of gongs with particular sounds and energies as described beneath and these gongs can be found in numerous sizes. There are four predominant sorts of Paiste gongs out there
1. Symphonic gong:
Symphonic gongs can be found in numerous sizes together with: 20″, 22″, 24″, 26″, 28″, 30″, 32″, 34″, 36″ 38″, 40″, 50″, 60″, 80″. That is the oldest model of the Paiste gong, with barely raised floor and harmonic of a common sound construction. The elemental notice of the gong is balanced with the instrument’s advanced overtones.
This is a wonderful start line for a gong assortment as this Gong incorporates even proportions of assorted gong traits, which might be introduced forth utilizing totally different mallets and putting factors. The Symphonic gongs characteristic a number of the largest examples of the instrument such because the 80″, the world’s largest gong.
2. Accent / deco gongs:
These Gongs have a really centered sound in comparison with the Symphonic. They’re out there in 7/10/13/22″ sizes. Paiste additionally provides the Deco Gongs, that are a model of the Accent Gongs that include a stand and are perfect for placing on show, or on a desk. The are available in 7/10/13″ sizes, and previously in 16″
The deco gong are produced by hand hammering, as are all of the Paiste Gongs and are basically a miniature Symphonic gong. The instrument produces an interesting and splendidly unique sound. These are true gongs with advanced harmonics and make a novel and ornamental addition to a private or musical surroundings.
three. Planet gongs:
Planet gongs can be found in numerous sizes: 24″, 28″, 32″, 36″, 38″. They resemble symphonic gongs in character, however characteristic a robust elementary notice tuned to characterize a pure harmonic collection primarily based on the orbital properties of the Solar, the Earth, the Moon and the opposite planets as calculated by Hans Cousto. Planet Gongs resonate harmonically with the cycles of the cosmos, speaking to us what has been identified since antiquity because the “music of the spheres”.
The Planet Gongs every have the related image on the centre of the gong.
The total vary of planet gongs presently out there is proven beneath, along with the properties that they simulate:
For: endurance, energy, braveness, will energy, well being
For communication, clear pondering, creativity
For sensuality, love, abundance, completion
For: rest, opening the guts, stability, alignment
For vitality, assertiveness, need, motion, initiative
For belief, openness, abundance
For understanding, focus, self-discipline
For spontaneity, fluidity, freedom, perception, shifting on
For imaginative and prescient and inspiration, heightened consciousness, mystical creativity
For integration, purification, letting go, dissolving the ego
For alchemy, imaginative and prescient, future, knowledge
For forgiveness, compassion, purging and purifying
For evolution, journey, change, decision
Additionally out there:
For receptivity, enhanced instinct, emotional stability
- Moon Sidereal (full moon)
For emotional stability, internal self, interplay, safety
For completion, perfection, serenity
For vitality, movement, stability, knowledge, expertise
The sizes, pitches and frequencies of the basic notes of the planet gongs are proven beneath:
- 38″ Solar B 126.27 Hz
- 38″ Sedna C 128.10 Hz
- 38″ Earth C# 136.10 Hz
- 36″ Pluto C# 140.25 Hz
- 32″ Mercury C# 141.27 Hz
- 32″ Mars D 144.72 Hz
- 32″ Saturn D 147.85 Hz
- 32″ Chiron D# 151.27 Hz
- 32″ Nibiru E 161.26 Hz
- 30″ Platonic 12 months F 172.06 Hz
- 28″ Jupiter F# 183.58 Hz
- 28″ Sideral Day G 194.71 Hz
- 24″ Uranus G# 207.36 Hz
- 24″ Synodic Moon G# 210.42 Hz
- 24″ Neptune G# 211.44 Hz
- 24″ Venus A 221.23 Hz
- 24″ Siderial Moon A# 227.43 Hz
four. Sound Creation Gongs
Initially launched as a set of 10 particular Proto Gongs in 1978, they had been later renamed Sound Creation. These Gongs had distinctive sound properties: Solar, Moon, Earth, Water, Hearth, Struggle, Peace, and three Chakras (head/chest/stomach) and explored new realms in sound. They’re mysterious, esoteric, and unimaginable.
At the moment, Paiste solely provides the Earth (in four sizes) and the three Chakra Gongs.
The Sound Creation Gongs along with their sizes, sound qualities and associations are proven beneath:
- Solar – morning/starting – 22″ – Sound: heat, radiating bell-like tone.
Character: opening, warming, hopeful, rising.
- Hearth – relaxation/aggression – 20″ – Sound: heat, with darkish to piercing highs.
Character: heat, soothing to aggressive, harmful.
- Earth – continuity – 22″ – Sound: unfathomable and darkish, with swelling highs.
Character: mysterious, understanding, sort, unfathomable.
- Water Power – 26″, 32″, 38″, 60″ -Sound: gentle/darkish to streaming-dark with frothy highs. Character: Soothing, infinite to sweeping, cleaning.
- Peace/ tolerance – 22″ -Sound: gentle lows, layered highs.
Character: balancing, harmonizing, supportive.
- Moon evening-ending – 24″ – Sound: deep, darkish bell-like tone with vibrant nucleus. Character: gathering, shielding, forgiving, declining.
- Struggle /confrontation – 22″ – Sound: threateningly darkish, vibrant and towering.
Character: difficult, threatening discomforting.
- Chakra head, chest, stomach – 11″, 14″, 16″ -Sound: bundled, sustained bell-like tone.
Character: influencing, penetrating, harmonic, lasting.
Source by Tony B Nec