This chime plays the familiar tones heard within the opening measures of Amazing Grace, one in every of The usa’s perfect loved hymns. The lyrics were written by Englishman John Newton within the past due 18th century. As a young man on board a merchant ship, Newton underwent a religious awakening even as caught in a deadly storm at sea. This was once the start of a journey that may lead the only-time slave trader to develop into a vocal abolitionist, and become a man without conviction into one in every of unshakable faith. It has played crucial role in drug and alcohol recovery, the Civil War, the Civil Rights Movement and 9/11. Newton’s message of hope and redemption from over 200 years ago resonates with the similar power nowadays in our Amazing Grace Chime. ‘Tis grace has brought me protected so far, And grace will lead me home. – John Newton Over 30 years ago, Grammy award-winning musician and instrument designer Garry Kvistad created the primary Woodstock Chime from an aluminum lawn chair he found in a landfill. Fascinated about the Scale of Olympos, a 7th century pentatonic scale that may’t be played on a up to date piano, Garry cut and tuned the lawn chair tubes to the precise frequency of the traditional scale. The resulting Chimes of Olympos was once the primary Woodstock Chime and remains to be one in every of our perfect selling, musically-tuned windchimes. Garry and his wife Diane founded Woodstock Chimes in 1979 and still develop the chimes nowadays. It remains a circle of relatives-owned business in New York’s Hudson Valley.
Tuned to the hole notes of Amazing Grace, one in every of The usa’s perfect loved and well known hymns
Cherry wood, 6 silver aluminum tubes, stained glass cross windcatcher
Length: 28″ Overall chime length is measured from most sensible of gather ring / knob to bottom of wind catcher
Featuring a stained glass cross windcatcher, this inspirational chime is excellent for anniversaries, housewarmings or weddings
Over 30 years ago, Grammy award-winning musician and instrument designer Garry Kvistad created the primary Woodstock Chime from an aluminum lawn chair he found in a landfill; Garry and his wife Diane founded Woodstock Chimes in 1979 and still develop the chimes nowadays