Harmonies of Heaven and Earth
Mysticism in Music from Antiquity to the Avant-Garde
ISBN10: 0892815000 ISBN13: 9780892815005 Publisher: Inner Traditions Published: Nov 1 1987 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
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.