Sounds of Silence

A European Harmonising Project

"We know what we are, but know not what we may be." - William Shakespeare

What can silence tell us about ourselves? Has the sound frequency of music anything to do with the reality we face? What does it take to become fully harmonized with the citizens of our continents? The new harmonic pianotuning presented by Sounds of Silence, is based on the recently created 12-based 'Krystal' tuning. Experience the amazing sounds brought to you by professional musicians deliberately using two classic Erard grand pianos from around 1870.

Welcome to Sounds of Silence

Juan Pablo & Rood Adeo

The first "D9" performance by Juan Pablo Dobal on 26 december 2014. He didn't play the 9-based tuning (A=427Hz) before and wanted to perform without rehearsal. In this video he plays Adios Noniño by Astor Piazzolla. Halfway he suddenly stops and says in Dutch: "Sometimes this grand piano sounds so crazy, that is magic."

Rood Adeo

Rood Adeo

"Na het concert heb ik nog uitgebreid kennis kunnen maken met de D9 stemming; ontspannend en op een of andere manier logischer... Dikwijls heeft mijn linkeroor last van hogere D-F# intervallen, op de D9 Fazioli in het geheel niet, een verademing. Er gaat een enorme rust vanuit, en een vanzelfsprekendheid, echt fantastisch!!" - Rood Adeo.

“Everything is energy and that's all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.”  – Bashar.  Read more...