Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Spiritual Practice, and Consciousness Music

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Lovely blog post on spirituality and music.

Consciousness Music

In David Tame’s book, Beethoven and the Spiritual Path, we learn that Beethoven was not the only composer who was writing to serve God and uplift humanity. “in the words of J.S. Bach, ‘The aim and final reason of all music should be nothing else but the glory of God and the refreshment of the spirit.’  Mozart held with the Masonic belief that the purpose of art was to promote peace, brotherhood, and harmony in all who experienced it, and devoted his music to this cause. And, to quote just one such line from Beethoven, on the score of his stupendous Missa Solemnis he wrote: ‘From the heart, may it reach other hearts.'”  (pp.13-14)

David Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D., in Eye of the I:From Which Nothing is Hidden, writes the following: “To endeavor to evolve spiritually is the greatest gift one can give. It actually uplifts all mankind from…

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I am a classical music enthusiast, history geek, artist and writer.
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