The Harmony of the Spheres: A Sourcebook of the Pythagorean Tradition in Music

TitleThe Harmony of the Spheres: A Sourcebook of the Pythagorean Tradition in Music
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1993
AuthorsGodwin, J
Ancient AuthorsClaudius Ptolemaeus Math. (TLG 0363), Orphica Phil., Theol. (TLG 0579), Athanasius Theol. (TLG 2035), Censorinus (OCD), Nicomachus Math. (TLG 0358), Macrobius Ambrosius Theodosius (OCD), Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus (OCD), Proclus Atheniensis Phil. (TLG 4036), Theon Phil. (TLG 1724), Gaius Plinius Secundus (PHI 0978), Plato Phil. (TLG 0059), Chalcidius (OCD)
Number of Pagesxiii + 495 pp.
PublisherInner Traditions International
CityRochester, VT
ISBN9781620550960
Abstract

Professor of Music at Colgate University and a widely respected musicologist, Godwin traces the history of the idea, held since ancient times, that the whole cosmos, with its circling planets and stars, is in some way a musical or harmonious entity. The author shows how this concept has continued to inspire philosophers, astronomers, and mystics from antiquity to the present day. [https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=K18oDwAAQBAJ&dq=godwin,+joscelyn&source=gbs_navlinks_s]

URLhttps://books.google.co.uk/books?isbn=1620550962

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