Medieval

Meditation, Musik und Tanz : über den Handpsalter, eine spätmittelalterliche Meditationsform aus dem Rosetum des Mauburnus

Author

Mombaer, Jan, d. 1503. Rosetum exercitiorum spiritualium et sacrarum meditationum
Meditation, including yoga exercises, autosuggestion, Silva method, self-hypnosis, rebirthing, as a means of personal improvement, relaxation.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1976

Music and Ecstatic Kabbalah

Author

Translated from the Hebrew by Jonathan Chipman
"There are two main aspects to the association between mystical ecstasy and music in the ecstatic Kabbalah: on the one hand, music serves as an anology for the technique giving rise to ecstasy and the ecstatic experience; ont he other, it was an important element of the actual technique of Abulafia."
1. Music as an analogy for ecstasy evoking techniques
2. Music as analogy for prophecy

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1988

The Musical Pasage in Ibn Ezra's Book of the Garden

Moses Ibn Ezra dealt with music in two of his main books including Maqalat Al Hadiqah which was written during his exile to Castille. In he deals with the metaphor in the bible and includes philosophical, theological and philological interpretations. The discussion on music encompasses: the definition of sound, and the sonorous process of communication. Parts of the text is edited and translated. Human and animal sounds are discussed as are the voice and musical values of the vocals.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1982

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