The Mysticism of Sound and Music

Distributed in the United States by Random House (1996)
Music, according to Sufi teaching, is really a small expression of the overwhelming and perfect harmony of the whole universe--and that is the secret of its amazing power to move us. The Indian Sufi master Hazrat Inayat Khan (1882-1927), the first teacher to bring the Islamic mystical tradition to the West, was an accomplished musician himself. His lucid exposition of music's divine nature has become a modern classic, beloved only by those interested in Sufism but by musicians of all kinds.
Keywords Music Philosophy and aesthetics  Music Sufism  Sound Sufism  Language and languages Sufism  Music, Influence of
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Call number ML3800.I53 1996
ISBN(s) 1570622310
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