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The magic of sound

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posted on Aug, 7 2013 @ 06:32 AM
Many music notes form a melody, the most important part is the base, rhythm, without it, the music collapses

We need rhythm in life, the day to work, to do the things necessary for our survival, the night to rest and to contemplate.

We can express ourself in multiple ways, one of them is through music and our voice.
Our voice is a powerfull tool, we produce a sound, with our mouth and tongue, we transform that sound into speech and song.
We can shout, speak, sing or whisper gently with our voice, having a dialogue, expressing feelings and insights through words.

How one uses his or her voice is telling, the tone, loudness, fast or slow, it reveals how one feels, sad, exited, angry, scared, amazed, uncertain, at ease.

Music can be happy or sad, loud or soft, subdued or exuberant, thrilling or inspirational.
We can let an instrument talk for us, use our voice, or use both in harmony with the rhythm of the music.

Be it the instrument or our voice, we can convey feelings with sound.

Music takes us on a journey, it affects our mood, that makes sound truly magical.

Lets talk and share how sounds affect us in daily life

posted on Aug, 7 2013 @ 04:23 PM
reply to post by earthling42

The Greeks were well aware of the transformative power, and magical essence of music.

The tragic hero Orpheus who traveled to Hades with a magic lyre to secure the release of his wife Eurydice is all about that. Through the power of music Orpheus is able to tame the savage beast Cerberus, and even make the Lord of the Dead, Hades, feel regret and remorse.

The Celts and the Norse put an extremely important weight on the shoulders of Poets and Bards.

In the Celtic culture (island and mainland) "eloquence" (the ability to speak well) was considered a virtuous gift. The Tuatha dé Oghma, and his mainland counterpart Ogmios, who were mythologically responsible for the creation and dissemination of the Ogham language, were deities of eloquence in speech and song. When the Tuatha dé called Lúgh arrives (his counterpart being Lugus on the mainland) he has an "eloquence-competition" with Ogma to prove his worth and leadership ability.

In the Norse culture figures known as bards were said to be channeling the divine power of Bragi, Odin's song, who was born with magical runes for song and inspiration grafted on his tongue. These bards were responsible for spreading the sagas and stories of the Æsir and Vanir across all of the Norse lands. Similarly, the dwarves of Norse mythology (the denizens of Svartalfheim) were said to practice kenning, or "magical poetry" that charmed and enchanted their work.

Music, song, poetry, and speech have been associated with our spiritual and mystical practices since we first learned to communicate verbally I think.

~ Wandering Scribe

posted on Aug, 7 2013 @ 05:00 PM
There is no sound as pleasing as silence.

posted on Aug, 7 2013 @ 11:36 PM
reply to post by earthling42

Music is higher revelation than wisdom and philosophy... Music is the mediator between spiritual and sensual life.

There is no loftier mission than to approach the Godhead more nearly than other mortals and by means of that contact to spread the rays of the Godhead through the human race.

-Ludwig van Beethoven

"She gave me numbers... I gave her rhythm."


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posted on Aug, 9 2013 @ 04:39 PM
Using sound to alter our state, produce a low sound like gggrrrrhhhhmmmmm from deep down, it will elevate the warrior within us who gets things done.
As if it was natural, we often scream, when doing something of which we are afraid or uncertain.
But if we are determined and attentive to what it is we are going to do, we will produce that low growl.

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