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  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture I
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    • would arrive at scarcely any results at all. Man must ask himself
    • One of these is art. Through art man is able to raise himself above
    • the will. Tone, however, is a direct expression of the will itself,
    • itself; he perceives the will of nature and reproduces it in series
    • intimate relationship to the Thing-in-Itself and penetrates to the
    • innermost essence of things. Because man feels himself near to this
    • but announces itself first as a world of tone. In this state of
    • being, and, in his deepest nature, man himself is such a spiritual
    • self. [Manas (spirit self), Buddhi (life spirit), and
    • man lives and weaves in the world of flowing tones, he himself is
    • within himself, and with them he penetrates the physical world. When
    • is transformed into Manas (spirit self), then the etheric body into
    • with the forces of the astral world itself, but the etheric body
    • itself. When the human being hears music, he has a sense of
  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture II
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    • everything observed by man as the world around him reflects itself
    • forth by the human soul itself.
    • impression is needed, and this is man himself. All outer things are
    • into himself; he causes it to arise in him again and then lets it go
    • flows through the world; he hears how this will expresses itself in
    • the ordinary human being, since he is unaware of himself while in
    • though he feels himself borne upward on a surging sea of flowing
    • transmits itself into man's entire life in waking
    • man learns to enter shows itself to him at first only partially, but
    • He must become still, utterly still, within himself. The great peace
    • spiritualized. Man has the sensation that he himself lives in this
    • himself is color and light. He feels himself astrally within this
    • of himself nor of his experiences there. Nevertheless, he returns
    • outside into itself. An utterly unselfish corporeality, fully pure
    • Devachanic world, the soul absorbs into itself the world of tones.
    • that the soul feels itself stronger than the body. In the effects of
    • experience itself anew in the onward-flowing stream of time. Just as
  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture III
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    • itself in the son. These three individualities have absolutely
    • comes the astral body, in itself quite a complicated entity, and
    • developed itself upward, while the soul descended.
    • ancestor — had developed itself to the point where it could
    • link itself with hydrogen. A still more delicate state than “chemical
    • capable of developing warm blood links a soul to itself. As soon as
    • soul [Ich-Seele] was ready to unite itself with the physical
    • between all other organs. The ear itself reverberates; it is like a
  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture IV
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    • adapts himself after birth to the conditions of equilibrium and
    • finds oneself attracted more to one being, less to another; this is
    • bears within himself but everything surrounding him in outer nature
    • is a reflection of the spiritual. When man expresses himself in
    • and spirit as a revelation to the outside as well as to himself, to
    • immersed itself in the prose element and the intellectual element, we
    • discover a self-expression of the human being in each word and tone.
    • itself. The consonants, on the other hand, tend to long continuously
    • The soul element (red), which expresses itself in vowels, pushes
    • inspiration, a new element begins to express itself, namely the
    • yourself actually stop singing; it sings. The world itself
    • on earth, even the tone that reveals itself as sound: on earth it
    • itself, however, is something spiritual. Just as the human being is
    • time. More and more of the spiritual world reveals itself in this
    • but it is not so, this is a reality; imagine yourself out there in
    • adapt himself to earthly conditions with birth. In art, however, man
  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture V
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    • shall address myself chiefly to the needs of teachers. My subject
    • one's having to restrain oneself from making movements along
    • have said, “I experience music,” as “I feel myself
    • [Quintenmusik], a human being felt lifted out of himself. The
    • being then felt that he himself was singing.
    • that it rested within itself. Man began to relate the feeling for his
    • the subjective soul element relates itself to the musical element.
    • Man can color the musical element in various ways. He is in himself,
    • then outside himself; his soul swings back and forth between
    • self-awareness and self-surrender. Only now is the musical element
    • within the human organism, the “I” connects itself again
    • embryonic development and today expresses itself in our movements and
    • feeling for the octave brings us to find our own self on a higher
    • have, to feel, our own self once more. You must take all these
    • when he heard the seventh, he also experienced himself outside his
    • body. He therefore felt himself in the world. Music was for him the
    • possibility of feeling himself in the world. The human being could
    • his breath. He said to himself — though he did not say it, he
    • leaving and returning to himself in the musical experience. The fifth
    • say that in the musical experience man experienced himself as being
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  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture VI
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    • of himself; with the feeling for the fifth, man actually feels
    • becoming aware of the human being within himself. The experience of
    • is not because the experience of the fourth in itself is the most
    • the fourth. He beholds himself from outside, as it were (to borrow an
    • experiences with the fourth is based on feeling that man himself is
    • among the gods. While he has forgotten his own self in the experience
    • felt that the fifth, which he himself had produced, took its course
    • himself when he sang, and at the same time he had an outer
    • to give an idea of what song itself was like in the age when the
    • does man really approach himself with the musical element.
    • himself that reached downward, excluding the realm of tones below the
    • willing. Harmony directly addresses itself to feeling and is
    • musical element itself could become a direct will impulse without
    • adapting himself to the earth, man finds his way into what can be
    • it must restrain itself, as it were, and this is accomplished through
    • outward but remains bound to man himself. It is genuine feeling that
    • experience bases itself on the mysterious relationship between
    • this. The human being really experiences himself as etheric body in
    • which in itself has attained world-historical heights — he
    • physiology that would have significance for music itself does not
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  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture VII
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    • thoughts of itself. We therefore cannot speak of thoughts as if they
    • because this human soul surrendered itself to the earth. You perhaps
    • to the illusion that man himself produces the thoughts.
    • could enclose in himself, as it were, what formerly offered itself to
    • minor thirds — the musical element submerged itself, as it
    • relatively recently, man is within himself when he experiences music.
    • experience now links itself with uplifting, joyous human moods and
    • world from the cosmos and unites it with himself. Formerly, his most
    • within himself but one that was felt to be an expression of the soul
    • the ancient mysteries, which at the same time was in itself artistic;
    • itself to us by this inner unity of everything that man, perceiving
    • himself — in a more conscious way than was formerly the case —
    • transform itself for human evolution if humanity on earth is not to
    • itself for earthly humanity into a rediscovery of the divine.

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