Chimes of Partch

The Chimes of Partch are lively, uplifting and energetic.

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Product SKU: PWS
Dimensions: 36 in. Overall Length
Material: Cherry finish ash wood, 6 silver aluminum tubes
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This cheerful sounding wind chime is tuned to an uplifting pentatonic scale and named after American composer Harry Partch (1901-1974), who taught us that science and magic can harmonize in music. Probably in part because he grew up with Mandarin, Spanish and Native American songs, Partch felt restricted by the modern scale of western music. He forged a new style of music using principles of pure tuning, thereby expanding the musical possibilities. Partch wrote much of his music for sculptural instruments that he built himself. He was, in his own words, "a philosophic music-man seduced into carpentry." The scale of Chimes of Partch is common in the music of many ancient civilizations and is still heard throughout the world today.

This chime was designed with a removable windcatcher that can be taken to a trophy shop, printer or jeweler to be engraved or silk-screened. Download windcatcher removal instructions here.

This chime carries a lifetime tuning guarantee.
Product SKU: PWS
Dimensions: 36 in. Overall Length
Material: Cherry finish ash wood, 6 silver aluminum tubes
Hanging Guide Product Care Guide

Looking for other Woodstock Chimes that sound good with one(s) you have? Garry Kvistad, founder and owner of Woodstock Chimes, has a full list of suggestions. For this chime, he suggests these groups of Woodstock Chimes as they have connections either musically, culturally or historically to the Chimes of Partch:

Chimes That Relate Well To Each Other Musically
   - Inspirational - Ecclesiastical / Medieval Dorian Mode

Chimes That Share Notes In A Musical Scale
   - C Major Scale
   - D Major Scale
   - G Major Scale

Chimes With A Common Theme
   - Classical Composer Series

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