Category Archives: Sacred Music Theory

The Mystical ‘Orchard’ of Music

In studying the Torah, Judaism identifies four ways of approaching their Sacred Text. The first three apply nicely to ANY text (sacred and otherwise). Suppose we take the soliloquy “Friends, Romans and countrymen, lend me your ears…” (BTW, in Hebrew, … Continue reading

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Music as a ‘universal language’

How music is a ‘universal language’ probably depends on how you define ‘universal’. Humans can hear air vibrations from about 20 hz (cycles/sec) to about 20,000 hz. Much depends on the acuity of hearing one was born with, how many … Continue reading

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