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Music

“Jubilation: The Mother’s True Lullaby”

When we sing a melody using just pure vowels instead of the given words, our Life Energy, and that of any listener, is greatly enhanced. For then the experience becomes metaverbal.
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“Advice to a Musician”

The more loved you feel, the more will your audience. And that should be the purpose of your music.
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“Is the Musician Benevolent?”

A man who is not Good, what can he have to do with music? So proclaimed Confucius!
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“A Tribute to Hephzibah Menuhin”

In the middle of last night, I thought of "Fisher." Was it the Fisher Library at Sydney University? Then it became Avery Fisher – the concert hall at Lincoln Center. Why? Who?
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“Music the Primal Art”

In 1939-1940 Stravinsky delivered the Charles Eliot Norton series of lectures at Harvard University. They were entitled Poetics of Music. I feel certain that whoever came up with the title was not a musician. For it is backwards.
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“Music as Magic”

Listening, loving, Max Goberman and Meistersinger, I find myself exclaiming “Magic!” What did I mean? What does magic mean?
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“Is there anywhere a recording?”

Is there anywhere a recording, a transcription, of a composer’s mother’s music?
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“Music to Remind Us”

Music,
all the Arts,
to remind us
of her Soul.
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“Be As the Mother Lullabying”

The potential for recorded music to be healing is so much greater with loudspeakers than with headphones, for with headphones the air does not dance. Better still is music live, for then you can relate to the performer.
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“The Performer, His Audience, and the Maternal Instinct”

Music as the Maternal Instinct. A mother doesn't lullaby to get love – but to give.

Musicians, in contrast, are yearning to get – from the audience as the mother. Their music a cry for love. Listen to Beethoven – he is desperately seeking, not giving. They all are.

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