Harmonies of Heaven and Earth: Mysticism in Music from Antiquity to the Avant-Garde

Harmonies of Heaven and Earth: Mysticism in Music from Antiquity to the Avant-Garde

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Harmonies of Heaven and Earth: Mysticism in Music from Antiquity to the Avant-Garde by Joscelyn Godwin

Joscelyn Godwin explores music's effects on matter, living things, and human behavior. Turning to metaphysical accounts of the higher worlds and theories of celestial harmony, the author follows the path of musical inspiration on its descent to Earth, illuminating the archetypal currents that lie beneath Western musical history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780892815005
Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date: 11/28/1987
Edition description: REISSUE
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Joscelyn Godwin, Professor of Music at Colgate University, is the author of The Harmony of Spheres, Arktos: The Polar Myth, The Theosophical Enlightenment, and many other books on music and esoteric traditions.

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