[RSArchive Icon] Rudolf Steiner Archive Home  Version 2.5.4
 [ [Table of Contents] | Search ]

Searching The Inner Nature of Music and the Experience of Tone

You may select a new search term and repeat your search. Searches are not case sensitive, and you can use regular expressions in your queries.

Enter your search term:
by: title, keyword, or contextually

Query was: thing

Here are the matching lines in their respective documents. Select one of the highlighted words in the matching lines below to jump to that point in the document.

  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Editors Note
    Matching lines:
    • which permits qualities and essences to be spoken of as things,
  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Back Cover
    Matching lines:
    • everything in the physical world.”
  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture I
    Matching lines:
    • those who care to reflect on it, music has always been something of
    • yearning for the higher thus dwells in everything.
    • intimate relationship to the Thing-in-Itself and penetrates to the
    • innermost essence of things. Because man feels himself near to this
    • the musician composes, he cannot imitate anything. He must draw the
    • soul, he ascends step by step. The first thing he experiences is a
    • he has experienced something new. It is as if he emerged from an
    • ocean of light and colors unlike anything he has known in the
    • recalls that in this world of light and color there were things and
    • formerly knew nothing. This new world is not one of light and colors
    • A tone lies at the foundation of everything in the physical world.
    • with certain musical sounds, something of the astral body flows into
    • the innermost core of things, which is so closely related to him.
  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture II
    Matching lines:
    • those who have sought to penetrate deeply into the nature of things,
    • music appears to be something quite special. Music has always
    • view, which held that everything surrounding us is only a reflection
    • because outer things call forth mental images in the human senses,
    • enabling man to relate to the things themselves. Man can know nothing
    • something that is light. Likewise, the ear can sense only tone
    • everything observed by man as the world around him reflects itself
    • image. There is one thing perceptible to man for which no outer
    • impression is needed, and this is man himself. All outer things are
    • experience only one thing within ourselves in an immutable manner:
    • another, and so on. He takes note of everything that represents
    • the human heart lies the capability of thinking things through to the
    • completely attain her intentions, presenting us with something of a
    • something very significant there.
    • a still higher plane of Devachan, tone becomes something akin to
    • time, but he knows nothing about it, because he is conscious neither
    • however, he is unable to reproduce anything close to the ideal that
    • great art there are wonderful things that are much more
    • to surround its forms; it does not wish to absorb anything from
    • need not know this. A sense of musical pleasure is based on nothing
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture III
    Matching lines:
    • receive various answers to important questions about karma. Something
    • nothing directly to do with the inheritance of musical talent.
    • Something extremely significant took place during that period. Man's
    • higher animal, of which nothing remains any longer on the earth
    • esoteric term for it is “water.” Everything fluid —
    • element of warmth. At the beginning of the Atlantean age, something
  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture IV
    Matching lines:
    • something the human being acquires only after life on earth has
    • inhalation, inspiration, something in pre-earthly existence that we
    • Word of the universe, the universal language, from which all things
    • gratifying artistic event, let me say something about the connection
    • bears within himself but everything surrounding him in outer nature
    • and vowels. Everything brought out in speech is composed of the
    • M is based on something having a definite form in our body. In
    • When one speaks of consonants, one always feels something that is
    • the breathing process unites with the movements taking place along
    • activity. Nerve activity and breathing activity are not isolated from
    • nervous system; he dwelt more in the breathing system, and for this
    • system he draws back into the stream of breathing when he sings
    • (sketched in yellow), the stream of breathing. When vowel sounds are
    • of breathing extends into the head and is directly activated from
    • breathing process.
    • poet still makes an effort to retain the rhythm of breathing in the
    • composes songs takes everything back into breathing, and therefore
    • also into the head-breathing. When man shifts from speaking to
    • were closer to the primeval languages that the words for things of
    • all the consonants that are here on earth become something completely
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture V
    Matching lines:
    • something that is supposed to add to a comprehension of this
    • a general foundation, and tomorrow I shall go into a few things that
    • intellectualism wishes to tackle everything, there is a feeling that
    • only with something for which there are outer subjects. This explains
    • appreciation does tone physiology (acoustics) have anything to say
    • something new. The other feeling that will come about but as yet does
    • octave will be something completely different and will one day be
    • things can be understood, understood with feeling, only if one
    • normally assumed. Nothing is more incorrect than the simple
    • experience in tone, however, no longer has anything to do with the
    • they have no significance. Everything that lives in the limbs as
    • Something
    • world that we had within us as embryos. Everything else is added. The
    • because the matter reaches the etheric. Everything in man's
    • of the experience of breath due to the change in my breathing. The
    • the breathing process within. Based on all this, you find a specific
    • whole experience naturally penetrates today into everything musical.
    • major and minor third. This is something that appears between ages
  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture VI
    Matching lines:
    • man believed that he lived and wove in something etheric. With the
    • experience of the fifth was still pure. Song was indeed something
    • interval of the fifth. Naturally, he must experience something empty
    • peculiar thing about the musical element is that neither must it
    • be something musical the moment it was taken hold of by the brain's
    • to ordinary day-consciousness but that has something to do with that
    • otherwise formed. Melody contains something akin to mental images,
    • all sorts of things. Just as the child should comprehend only fifths
    • attention be called to these things. In the sphere of music, too, the
    • breathing and the heartbeat, the circulation of the blood. One thus
    • etherically before us. The musical experience is nothing else than
    • you take these things as they are, you can ponder, for example, over
    • it comes to acoustics, or tone physiology, there is nothing to be
    • appear in our tone eurythmy. You will also grasp something else. You
    • element, however, he needs something that does not exist in outer
    • nature, the limb system. Also, however, everything connected with the
    • indeed so in Bruckner's case. It proves that something of the
    • are the things that I wished to tell you today, though in a
  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture VII
    Matching lines:
    • could offer one of the time spent during sleep. Everything the
    • would discover nothing of the things around us through thoughts if
    • that dwell in all things. Our organ of thinking is simply something
    • Exusiai. Such things happen in the super-sensible world. This was a
    • cosmic forces over everything existing in the world of colors, tones,
    • thoughts were objectively perceived in all things. Just as today we
    • things, just as red or blue streams forth. In my book,
    • Such things
    • century, which is mentioned so as to pinpoint something definite in
    • nothing of the relationships that are to be considered here.
    • formerly they were located behind the appearance of things; they
    • element as something that occurs around or within him. The moment he
    • had something to do with the appearance of the interval of the
    • meaningful thing for them to say was, “I live in music made by
    • impression of being something external that lacks content. Man
    • experiences something empty in the fifth, though in a positive sense
    • something like an objective major and minor mode, not one experienced
    • is something that sounds forth to us from the wonderful knowledge of
    • such and such a thing. Human beings actually heard how, in primeval
    • itself to us by this inner unity of everything that man, perceiving
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.

The Rudolf Steiner Archive is maintained by:
The e.Librarian: elibrarian@elib.com