Tintinnabulation features five computer-generated bell tones tuned to what Irv calls an “oriental theory of musical harmonics.” This proto-ambient recording was intended for playback from 78 rpm all the way down to 16 ⅔ rpm. Side B was recorded at daybreak in New Hope, PA in June, 1969.
Don Heckman, The New York Times, 7/25/1971
“Lovely, liberating sounds”
Gerald Walker, The New York Times, 3/2/1975
“A warm sonic bath”
High Times, 6/76