(PDF/EBOOK) [The Spiritual Significance Of Music] ß Justin St. Vincent
On of interviews at first Religion tends to be a sensitive subject and something that can be difficult to remain objective about It s a topic that usually ignites strong feelings has been the cause of many fallings out between friends and families and of course has been the reason behind some of the most gruesome historical warsHowever when it comes to reading I like to think that I am open to just about anything And I knew this book would test my ability to critiue the subject matter while keeping my personal opinions out of itSoI have to commend Justin for his ability to remain open to the many diverse perspectives he received in answer to his uestion printing a Christian believers response beside a Black Metal Satantic musicians replyMusic is an ver present part of Ooko everyone s life From gospel to RB to country to death metalach one of us has been touched at one time or another by a songs lyric or drumbeat or guitar riff What Justin attemps to do is show the world just what music means to us and how music affect us differently spirituallyI suppose you would have to begin by defining what Spiritual is For some it is a direct connection with their Creator a feeling of being connected to God through worship or praise For others it is a feeling of bliss of inner peace of balance EuphoriaNow to link that definition to music itself How does the music we listen to the many different forms of music affect us spirituallyHere are some of the responsesDavid Amram claims that music is the language of the soulA way of recording history that all people can understand For me this makes sense How many artists out there write songs that chronicle historical Naked events currentvents political views It s a tool we often use to lay down the feelings and Shadow Scale (Seraphina, emotions of the timesKevin Asbjornson states that music provokes our thoughts andvokes our Claim The Crown emotions This is a given You would be hard pressed to find someone who wasn tmotionally touched by a song or a particular lyric Someone who has never felt that rush of nostalgia or reminisced about where they were or who they were with when a certain song was releasedSeth Hecox talks about the way artists create a doorway with thier music that bridges our mundane physical Nerds existence with our mysterious spiritual life No one knows what the next life holds for us Or if there really truly is a next life Music is often used as a tool toxpress a persons fear or reinforce their belief It s a way to connect with others who feel the same way or are concerned about the same thingsIasos says music is a conductor of In the Shadow of the Crown (Queens of England, emotions of states of consciousness and of intent that is transferred from the music creator to the listener Again a theme of connectivity of sameness of letting people know that they are not alone to share what you are feeling and help others feel the same thingLenny Ibizarre believes it s a spiritual vehicle that allows us to let go of thoughts and worry and justbepresent How many people out there throw on a CD when they are stressed out an album that they can just lay back and relax to How many people read to peaceful instrumental music How about just playing your favorite party tune when running around preparing for a night out on the townThese are all views I can get behind These are the ways in which music has affected and impacted me my life These definitions of how music impacts spirituality make sense to meThere were others that I struggled to finish reading because I disagreed so strongly with themTrey Pearson of Everyday Sunday a christian rock band feels it is important to be careful what wentertain ourselves with He goes on to discuss how he believes that music was created to worship and glorify God and leaves you with the feeling that is wrong to sing about anything other than worshiping HimThis touches a bit of a sore spot with me As a high school teenager I was friends with some kids who were practicing Christians and they had talked me into accompanying them to their weekly bible study group It was in this bible study group one night that I was looked down upon for the music I chose to listen to The youth group leader and suddenly my so called friends as well began to pray for me because I listened to REM and The Cure bands that sung about physical love rather than spiritual love Are you then also telling me that Bette Midler and Journey are off limits tooFlorence Larue is a firm believer in God and wanted to sing his praises professionally Though she claims that when she considered Bark entering the Gospel Music field God spoke to my spirit and very clearly told me to stay in the secular arena and minister in song to those who did not know Him and wouldn t attend a Gospel concert Here is where it gets difficult for me to stay objective Am I to believe that God interferes with people in such a way as to the. 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So the spiritual significance of peace is that peace is the Father Beyond peace on Earth beyond Ascension beyond anything that happens in our universe or any universe is the Father still silent void And being peaceful is the closest we can come to being as the Father is Our assignment in life is to know the Father That means not just intellectual knowledge – concepts thoughts Exploring the Spiritual Significance of the It is light of all of this that the spiritual significance of the Himalayas must be understood Since the first successful ascent of Mount Everest in years ago this year the Himalayas have become a lot accessible to hikers Everest Base Camp Trek the most popular trekking destination Whether visiting the commanding mountain range purely out of curiosity or as part of a The Spiritual Significance of the Winter Solstice Learn about the spiritual significance of seasons lunar influences and powerfulnergy medicine techniues to harness and transform the nergy of your life in the Walking the Path of Purpose
A very nice collection of various people s thoughts This is a one of kind book utterly uniue Justin allows the contributors to speak for themselves without mediating the opinions and perspectives of musicians from a wide range of genres beliefs and backgrounds A worthy addition to world of music discussion I m looking forward to subseuent volumes would love to see some jazz hip hop and lectronic represented It is great read a book with such a wide range of informative and thought provoking views from musicians of all walks of life and musical styles Justin himself talks about how important the U and I are in music this is a profound and natural outcome when reading the individuals thoughts found within this uniue book I highly recommend this for Hello, Hippo! Goodbye, Bird! easy interesting holiday reading Congratulations Justin from Tania at T Songs International Cricklewood Productions The Spiritual Significance of Music One word comes to mind when I think of this book and that is interesting It s a book thatngages the uestion about what the spiritual significance of music is and gives the opinion from a variety of artists both christian and non christian I Cannibal enjoyed the variance in reading what different peoples opinions were and are now furthering pondering the uestion that this title asks fantastic coffee table conversation type book look forward to seeing the next one When I asked for this book to review I thought it was somethinglse so you can imagine my surprise when I received it My first impression was Wow this is great And needless to say I kept saying this throughout the book I loved reading the narratives from well known musicians and to realize how in touch with spirituality they are One of my favorite composers and violinist is Daniel Kobialka I am inspired when he says Music and spirituality if allowed can provide a gentle guide through life with its movement flow and Mastered (The Enforcers, endless cadence to a seeking of truthAnd Craig Chauico former lead guitarist from Jefferson Starship says It s invisible but can fill the room and inspire the heart How true is that RonBumblefoot Thal guitarist with Guns and Roses says Sound is the Almighty voice music is the languageJustin St Vincent interviewed over thousand people but zeroed in on 100 of the best in order to compile this anthology I commend him for the time andffort put into the project in order to give us the readers a glimpse into the musicians inner thoughts I am personally inspired When I first agreed to review this I had no idea what I was getting myself into I thought that spirituality might be a code word for Christianity and that I would be reading about gospel music or something I was Man, Son of Man excited to find that spirituality was defined inach interview as whatever it meant to that artist For some it was a communion with god but for others it was obscure a feeling of connectedness with other people or a direct line to Alter Ego emotionOne of the ideas I really liked was that the space between the notes was just as important as the notes themselves When I began listening to music for the spaces I realized it was true The difference for me between great music and just good is where they let you breathe if they do at all I love that music is a universal language that touches people on anmotional level rather than an intellectual one I have never met a person that doesn t like music itself though obviously veryone has their own brandReading The Spiritual Significance of Music is not like reading a novel Each page is a new person offering their little piece of wisdom about what music means to them These perspectives open conversation specially in a musically oriented family like mine It s the sort of book that makes you suddenly think of four or five friends who really should read this I have two lined up already It s the sort of book that really should be a documentary like The Secret or What the Bleep because that way you could listen to the music and hear the people speak and I think it would be a moving Uncommon Wisdom experienceA great book to buy gift or pass around A conversation that intigues me after all what is so special about music Editor Justin St Vincent compiles a fascinating array of answers to his thought provoking uestion What do you believe is the spiritual significance of music Organized in an appropriately named book The Spiritual Significance of Music St Vincent offers insight from various industryxperts from authors to performers and from Christian to mai ARC from AuthorJustin St Vincent asked 1000 people from different religious backgrounds from musicians to psychotherapists to writers to keynote speaker what they felt the spiritual significance of music is He then took a mix of 100 of those interviews and created The Spiritual Significance of MusicI was hesitant to accept Justin s offer to review this collecti. 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Point of directing them on what to sing On how to influence the masses through straight up rock and roll Is this the same God that Trey believes doesn t njoy secular music because it isn t directly praising His gloryXDeathstarX agrees with Trey in that music was created for one purpose and one purpose only to worship and bring glory to God I believe music was created for myriad reasons One of which would be to revel in the glory of the Lord should you so chose to However it was also created as a way to connect with other humans to share feelings and to God Is in the Crowd express things that cannot be spokenWhatever your feelings on religion whatever music you chose to listen to you listen to what you listen to because it makes you feel something Happy sad free relaxednergetic connected not so alone any number of different Attracting Songbirds to Your Backyard emotions or allmotions at onceMusic is a part of us As is our spirituality no matter what your belief system It is what makes us who we are And in some cases it is the reason we The Matriarchs (The Family existJustin asked 1000 people a uestion He got 1000 different responses So let me ask you Not ansoteric text that is accessible only to the Notes for the Everlost enlightened this paean to the spiritual significance of music is written in such a way that you mightasily think that you are reading a series of articles from Rolling Stone Magazine This collection of interviews with both music makers and writers from around the world is aimed at finding their answer to the uestion What do you believe is the spiritual significance of music This intimate and at times deeply profound study of individual beliefs about the interconnection between spirituality and music is presented verbatim in the words of When I Moan (Vassi and Seri 1: Russian Stepbrother Romance) each artist himherself without the inclusion of any uestions that theditor might have addressed to the interviewees concerned and without the addition of No Biggy! editorial comment Such a presentation allows the pure and authentic voice of the musician or author concerned tomerge in all casesThe unbiased reportage allows for the juxtaposing of interviews with adherents to the traditional faiths such as Christianity and Hinduism with others with those who adhere to alternative practices such as Satanism The wide range of beliefs that is reflected in these pages also Crush It! encompasses agnosticism and the spiritual uestioning of such musicians as Michael IX Williams Covering such subthemes as the anthropological cultural and historical roots of music as well as its therapeutic and universal appeal to themotions The Spiritual Significance of Music should be of interest to a wide range of music loversBy arranging the Attracting Birds to Your Backyard entries alphabetically accordingither to the names of the artists or to the names of the groups or bands to which they belong Justin St Vincent is able to Deep Listening express his lack of bias towards the musicians concerned The reader is accordingly free to respond to whatach of the interviewees has to say on a personal levelThe work Bird-by-Bird Gardening ends with brief overviews of the main work ofach of the musicians and authors involved including their website addresses the details of when and where The Works of Saint Augustine each interview took place and the names and website addresses of the photographer concernedAs an indexer I would have loved to have seen an index broadly split up into pertinent categoriesxpressing the major concerns of Unbuttoning the CEO (The Suits Undone each of the musicians and writers However at the moment one may chooseither to read the interviews conducted with those artists who have made the deepest impression on one s life or take potluck and start reading at any point in the text you might in such a case be pleasantly surprised by the serendipitous findings that you make Of course there are also the black and white photographs of My Teacher Is a Robot each artist interviewed so that if you are particularly interested in female music and writings for instance you might choose to read all those interviews conducted with women However no matter how you choose to read this text you are bound to learn about the main theme the spiritual significance of music as personallyxperienced by than one hundred contributors many of whom are Supper Club extremely well known Not ansoteric text that is accessible only to the Moanas New Friend (Disney Moana) enlightened this paean to the spiritual significance of music is written in such a way that you mightasily think that you are reading a series of articles from Rolling Stone Magazine This collection of interviews with both music makers and writers from around the world is aimed at finding their answer to the uestion What do you believe is the spiritual significance of music This intimate and at times deeply profound study of individual beliefs about the interconnection between spirituality and music is presented verbatim in the words of Professional Capital each artist himherself without the inclusion of any uestions that theditor might have addressed to the interviewees concerned and wi. 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JUSTIN ST VINCENT is the Director and Founder of Xtreme Music Managing Editor of a global collaborative book series and pioneer of a highly acclaimed website embracing the beauty and diversity of Music and Spirituality His published trilogy exploring The Spiritual Significance of Music 2009 2012 Xtreme Music features exclusive interviews with many visionary musicians and writers These uni