By John Zorn
For hundreds of years musicians have tapped into mysticism, magic and alchemy, embracing ritual, spell, incantation and prayer, and experimenting with esoteric methods to concord, pitch and vibration. In fresh a long time, avant-garde musicians have rediscovered those overlaps, as occultism has reinvented itself--through Buddhist and different Asian affects, Thelema and Chaos Magic--to accommodate cultural traces from psychedelica via Punk and business tune. This unique variation of John Zorn's a lot acclaimed Arcana sequence specializes in the mystical elements of the act of constructing tune. Neither historic evaluation nor musicological learn, it illuminates the sympathies among track and the esoteric culture with assistance from latest best experimental musicians and occultists. between those are William Breeze, Gavin Bryars, Alvin Curran, Fred Frith, Sharon Gannon, Larkin Grimm, William Kiesel, Yusef Lateef, Frank London, Meredith Monk, Mark Nauseef, Pauline Oliveros, Genesis P-Orridge, Terry Riley, David Toop, Greg Wall, Peter Lamborn Wilson and Z'ev.
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Throughout the history of music, a composers—spontaneous and otherwise—have long had knowledge of Figure 17. Tonic-Subdominant-Dominant. this approach. Obviously, in terms of structure this is a symmetrical point of view, which can then be extended harmonically using the interval of the 5 th, the foundation of tonality: but this concept is symmetrical in function as well, and it is extendable to the entire tonal system. First we can extend to positive (harmonic series generated upwards) and negative (subharmonic series generated downwards) dominant 7th chords, approximating partials 1, 5, 3 and 7: Figure 18.
36. ^® And there are much keys and modes could be analogous to the various configurations of plan ets in our solar system which astrologers call planetary pictures. One example of using music with astrology was the work of the 17th century mystic Athanasius Kircher, who developed a method of com position using the symbolism of planets related to specific voice-leading. In a major work entitled Musurgia Universalis (Universal Music) Kircher The Mancy of Colors 29-32. 43, 61. II, 43, 61. 39.