Author:GODWIN, JOSCELYN

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Cosmic Music Musical Keys to the Interpretation of Reality

By: GODWIN, JOSCELYN

Price: $33.95

Publisher: United States, Inner Traditions Bear and Company: 1989

Seller ID: 10995

ISBN: 089281070X


Illustrations The idea that the universe is created out of sound or music (and therefore is music) is a very ancient one. In this book, Joscelyn Godwin brings together three contemporary German thinkers who exemplify this tradition in its modern variants: Marius Schneider, Rudolf Haase, and Hans Erhard Lauer. The selections draw on ancient Indian sources and mythology; Kepler's Platonic vision of a musical, geometric universe; and the evolution of the tone systems of music. While every music lover senses the power and truth that reside in music, very few actually approach music as a path... View more info