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Music and the Power of Sound

Music and the Power of Sound

The Influence of Tuning and Interval on Consciousness
Autore/i: Danielou Alain
Editore: Inner Traditions
foreword by Sylvano Bussotti. pp. xiii-176, ill. in b/n, Rochester (Vermont) Prezzo: € 26,00

About Music and the Power of Sound:
An accomplished musician and Hindu scholar looks to the harmonic ratios of ancient China, India and Greece as he explores the power of music to speak to our higher consciousness.

About the Author of Music and the Power of Sound:
Alain Daniélou (1907-1994) was without question a Renaissance man. Following his early years as an artist, dancer, and musician in Paris (Cocteau, Diaghilev, and Stravinsky were among his friends), Daniélou settled in India, where he spent fifteen years in the study of Sanskrit, philosophy, and music. After numerous university appointments in India, he returned in 1963 to Europe, establishing the Institute of Comparative Music Studies in Berlin for the reevaluation of Asian music. Daniélou wrote more than thirty books about the philosophy, religion, history, and arts of India, including Gods of Love and Ecstasy; Myths and Gods of India; Virtue, Success, Pleasure, and Liberation; While the Gods Play; The Phallus; and The Complete Kama Sutra.

Praise for Music and the Power of Sound:
“With his fierce, global intelligence, Alain Danielou was the first to wake up the West to the universality of musical harmony and its potential for planetary consciousness.” (W.A. Mathieu, author of The Listening Book and The Musical Life)

“Our debt to his scholarship and humanity is immeasurable.” (The Times Literary Supplement)

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