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Oceanic tides are sound waves which oscillate on the planetary scale. They are acoustic standing wave patterns which ebb and flow twice a day, caused by the gravitational interactions of the earth, sun and moon.

When you listen to the music, you will hear 'the tide' go out and come in. The cycle is then repeated once. Pitch intervals expand chromatically from the unison to the octave and durations get longer as the tide goes out. Pitch intervals get smaller and durations get shorter as the tide comes in.

The Tide (Real Audio)
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The Tide (MP3)



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