Rudolf Steiner Press:
Heiner Ruland charts a practical path towards a deepened musical understanding, illuminating the panorama of humanity’s musical past. Indicating what may happen – and needs to happen – to music in the immediate and more distant future, the implications of this book for composition, musical education and therapy are immense.
The author shows how the fundamental elements of music embody distinctive modes of consciousness. He examines the musical systems of ancient humanity and goes on to draw a vivid picture of our contemporary musical situation. This seminal work is more t... View More...