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The Inner Nature of Music and the Experience of Tone

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This spiritual scientific study is full of insights into the nature of musical experience, the connection between speech and song, the religious experience of music in ancient times, the cosmic sources of musical inspiration, and the occult experience of major and minor modes.

By Rudolf Steiner

Translated by Maria St. Goar,
and edited by Alice Wulsin
Cover design by Van James
Bn 283.A, GA 283, CW 283

This spiritual scientific study is full of insights into the nature of musical experience, the connection between speech and song, the religious experience of music in ancient times, the cosmic sources of musical inspiration, and the occult experience of major and minor modes.

The lectures appearing here were published in the German volume, Das Wesen des Musickalischen und das Tonerlebnis im Menschen, Rudolf Steiner Verlag, Dornach. They were translated from the German by Maria St. Goar and edited by Alice Wulsin. Also known as, The Essence of Music and the Experience of Tone.

This lecture series is presented here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland. From Bn 283.A, GA 283, CW 283.

Copyright © 1983
This e.Text edition is provided with the cooperation of:
The Anthroposophic Press
Book Cover Image

Thanks to an anonymous donation, this lecture series is now available.

contents

 Cover Sheet  
Contents
Foreword
 
Lecture I December 03, 1906
Lecture II November 12, 1906
Lecture III November 26, 1906
Lecture IV December 02, 1922
Lecture V March 07, 1923
Lecture VI March 08, 1923
Lecture VII March 16, 1923
 
Editors Note
Back Cover


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