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by | Aug 17, 2021

Increasing charges of systemic racism have been levied against the classical music tradition since the death of George Floyd, and…

by | Nov 3, 2020

Election Day! A great day, and often a brutal one. What can we do about it? Libby commented on my…

by | Sep 16, 2020

According to Vox, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is now a symbol of white supremacy and classism. As Beethoven’s Fifth itself would…

by | Mar 22, 2020

French philosopher and mathematician Blaise Pascal was on to something when he said, “All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s…

by | Jun 1, 2017

In fairness to potential buyers of Language of the Spirit, Jan Swafford does not reveal why classical music is, or at least can be for those open to it, the language of our spirit. In fairness to Swafford, it’s doubtful that anyone could, so mysterious yet accessible is our greatest music. Instrumental music is, after all, a non-verbal art. The sounds can suggest things. But they can’t say them. Even so, those who’ve heard and loved the music from this tradition have no trouble understanding why it is indeed the language of our spirit.

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