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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Hamel, Peter Michael, 1947-
Through music to the self.
Boulder, Colo. : Shambhala : Distributed in the U.S. by Random House, 1979, ©1978
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter Michael Hamel
|Description:||ix, 228 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Old and new paths in Western music. On contemporary musical awareness ; Approaches to composition ; Group-improvisation and intuitive music making ; Psychedelic music --
Encounter with non-European music. Indian classical music ; Tibetan ritual music ; Music of magical consciousness --
The esoteric world of sound and research into harmonics. On the knowledge of the ancients ; The harmonic series ; The meaning of mantra ; The human organism and its acoustic laws ; Tone-colour as the vehicle of the spiritual --
Music between the worlds. Musical meditation in the West ; 'Periodic music' and 'minimal music' ; Concentric and integral music (author's compositions) --
Social practice and exercise methods. The healing effect of music ; The power of breath and voice ; Finding your own note ; Experimental theatre and collective self-experience --
Appendices. Texts ; Musical examples and illustrations.
|Other Titles:||Durch Musik zum Selbst.|
|Responsibility:||Peter Michael Hamel ; translated from the German by Peter Lemesurier.|