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  Spiritual (music) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spirituals were often expressions of religious faith, although they may also have served as socio-political protests veiled as assimilation to white, American culture.
The use of musical instruments of any kind often was forbidden, and slaves were ordered to desist from the "paganism" of the practice of spiritual possession.
Spirituals sometimes provided comfort and eased the boredom of daily tasks, but above all, they were an expression of spiritual devotion and a yearning for freedom from bondage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spiritual_(music)   (1498 words)

 Spiritual - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spirituality, a concern with matters of the spirit
Spiritual possession, a concept of many religions, where it is believed that a demon may take temporary control of a human body
Concepts in the supernatural domain are closely related to concepts in religious spirituality and metaphysics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spiritual   (166 words)

 Healing & Spiritual Awakening Through Music - Gordon Burnham "Spirit of Music" Website
Outside of churches and spiritual and new age centers there is little use of music for spiritual purposes or for healing and almost no group participation in music with family, friends or community.
Music was a natural part of this expression and exploration into the mystical realm of spirit and the intellectual realm of philosophy.
Mataji's approval of our music came mostly in the form of her own ecstatic moods during and after the songs, moods that were tangible and that healed and lifted one's heart and soul on the wings of the deepest truth and joy.
www.gburnham.com /healingmusic.htm   (2165 words)

 Music of the Spirit, Spiritual Music, Sacred Music,
While all music has the capability to reach the spirit, there are sounds that resonant from the spirit and are part of all our cultural traditions.
The harmony of this music reflects the harmony in the smallest particle of life and of the universe itself.
Here, the spritiual music of Buddha invokes the blessing of the Buddha and taking refuge in the enlightened ones, in the spiritual community and in ones own nature to do what is right.
www.rhythmsoftheglobe.com /gr/mu_spiritual.htm   (536 words)

 AllRefer.com - spiritual (Music: Theory, Forms, And Instruments) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The African-American spiritual, characterized by syncopation, polyrhythmic structure, and the pentatonic scale of five whole tones, is, above all, a deeply emotional song.
The spiritual is directly related to the sorrow songs that were the source material of the blues (see jazz), and a number of more joyous spirituals influenced the content of gospel songs (see gospel music).
African musical traditions were apparently amalgamated with the religious songs of the white South, which had many sources, to produce a form of folk music that was distinctly fl in character.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/spiritual.html   (506 words)

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This paper explores six areas of spiritual music education: In section one, the word "spirit" is defined in its relationship to the writings of twentieth century music education philosophers.
The spiritual focal points of the Mass in B minor and the Sacred Service are the holy words and the passionate vocal and instrumental music infused with musical and religious symbolism.
Music educators should also be aware of district policy concerning sacred music in the classroom and in performances.
www.rider.edu /~vrme/articles2/spirit   (5497 words)

 Keys of Enoch: Music
This music can be used for ecumenical fellowship in all educational, cultural and spiritual gatherings as a setting for meditation and prayer.
This musical meditation brings to life the understanding of the ancient initiation process through the Sphinx and Pharaohs which reveal the generations of man in stone.
Prayers and devotions put to music which are designed to activate the human temple, as the Temple of the Living Spirit, using ancient words and sacred resonances for divine inspiration.
www.keysofenoch.org /html/music.html   (759 words)

 Spirituality: Spirit in sound: new sacred music
Critics note that the theme and tone of sorrow and suffering often expressed in the musical works of these composers is a tribute in art to the collective passion of the whole world suffered in the last century by millions of victims of war and tyranny.
Their spiritual and theological journeys have led them to create new sacred sounds that can be heard both in concert halls and at home.
Sacred music is thus reborn in the religious sensibility of a man from a small country until recently under the thumb of an antireligious superpower, well off the beaten path of world culture.
www.natcath.com /NCR_Online/archives/121302/121302t.htm   (3352 words)

 VOICES:columnist, Dorit Amir, November 4, 2002.
One of the three was: Music, spirituality and healing, in order to examine "music therapy within the context of spiritual tradition" (2002:1).
I want to congratulate the organizing committee of the 10th world congress in Oxford for recognizing and bringing spirituality as one of the three main areas that are central to our global music therapy profession at the beginning of the 21st century.
December 12, 2005: Response to Music Therapy and Spirituality by Dorit Amir by Cara Berry.
www.voices.no /columnist/colamir041102.html   (1339 words)

 Music therapy - the holistic and spiritual approach in the treatment of pain, depression, illness, anxiety and grief. ...
Music therapy - the holistic and spiritual approach in the treatment of pain, depression, illness, anxiety and grief.
Music therapists work with all patient groups such as the terminally ill, premature infants, chronic pain sufferers, physically and mentally disabled, Alzheimer patients and other forms of dementia.
As a spiritual experience, Dance of the Soul allows you to raise your consciousness and view the world from a higher point of view.
www.somethinghigher.com /merits.html   (312 words)

 Inspirational & Spiritual Music: Toltec Teachings & Wisdom of don Miguel Ruiz & The Four Agreements: Sheri Rosenthal
She performs her music throughout the country as a solo artist as well as together with her band.
Known throughout the country and the New Thought Movement as one of the most uplifting and inspiring performers and songwriters, Melissa is now gaining the same enthusiastic reputation in her speaking career.
While some of the pieces are formal and classical in a Middle Eastern manner, on others he takes flight, using his virtuosity to travel through the whole gamut of emotions in a way that would leave most guitarists in the dust.
www.sherirosenthal.com /music.html   (729 words)

 Should we only listen to spiritual music?
Spiritual music is giving us peace and opens our mind for higher feelings like spiritual love.
The most spiritual music has been made with a feeling of love and openness for everything that exists.
If we are looking for such music, we can try out certain pieces written by Bach, or Bruckner, or listen to the singing of mantras or bhajans or to Gregorian music and other religious compositions.
www.gemstories.com /spirituality_is/music_b.html   (884 words)

 Africa high on spiritual music : HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Daniel Ridout, 79, a retired music educator from New Castle, traces his own love of spirituals back to his childhood as the son of a minister.
Negro spirituals link the suffering and hope of salvation of the slaves with the suffering and salvation of the Gospel, universal elements that transcend race and culture, Ridout and others say.
Over the years, the spiritual, which experienced a reawakening during the civil rights movement of the 1960s, has become more entwined with gospel music, a more formal style that arose in the urban North in the late 19th century and is characterized by arrangements and instrumentation.
www.hindustantimes.com /news/181_1331764,00110005.htm   (1033 words)

 Iran Has Always Enjoyed Spiritual Music Throughout Ages: Babaei
The fundamentals of music cannot be changed because Iranian music is based upon “dastgah” and “radif” (Iranian classical repertoires), although every revolution deeply concerns the thought process of the artist and intellectual society.
Each year we see that music experts all around the country gather for the festival and then go their separate ways when the festival is over.
Our music is similar to the music of countries such as Turkey, India, and several Arab countries and Iranian classic instruments are also used in the music of these countries.
www.mehrnews.com /en/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsID=49574   (2309 words)

 Spiritual Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In addition, I was told, the first century Christians came out of an instrumental music in worship background, yet mechanical instruments were conspicuously absent from their worship.
I began to feel that instrumental music was a preference, that we should prefer a capella because that is what God commanded, but that it really didn't matter if a mechanical instrument was added.
My primary reason for believing instrumental music is wrong as worship is Jesus' statement about worship: "God is [a] spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth" (John 4:24), but I don't understand this verse the way most people explain it.
www.oldpaths.com /Archive/Blackstone/John/David/Jr/1978/music.html   (1039 words)

 History Official Site of Negro Spirituals, antique Gospel Music
The lyrics of negro spirituals were tightly linked with the lives of their authors: slaves.
While work songs dealt only with their daily life, spirituals were inspired by the message of Jesus Christ and his Good News (Gospel) of the Bible, “You can be saved”.
But educators thought that negro spirituals are musical pieces, which must be interpreted as such.
www.negrospirituals.com   (1396 words)

 CHANNELLING spiritual healing music
Like a 'psychic,' the medium is naturally sensitive to energies, many of which may go unheeded by the majority, but unlike with an ordinary psychic, a desire to transcend the mundane spurs the medium, who through much learning and meditation begins to identify emanations coming from discarnate dimensions.
Genuine spiritualism as an intense, invigorating science lets us know that there is life beyond this gross world and that our loved ones do continue to live on, though their physical body has been shed.
Clairvoyance is not detrimental to spiritual progress; in the clairvoyant state one's consciousness is reversed from the plane of matter to the plane of Spirit.
www.divinegold.com /spirituality/channelling.htm   (1551 words)

 Music Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Still, we wouldn't be familiar with the older songs of the gospel and folk music traditions had they not been passed down from generation to generation.
Probably the most interesting aspect of such music is the extent to which it has changed in the hands of its interpreters.
Hymnody, as sacred musical ground, might still emerge in versions close to the original ones, but secular songs have often been reinvented so many times that the original tunes are barely recognizable to the casual observer.
archives.umc.org /interior.asp?ptid=1&mid=1544   (759 words)

 Shapeshifter - Cyber-Shamanic Music - MP3 Electronic Music
This wisdom brings forth a spiritual and emotional maturity, an openness to the greater purpose, an impeccable commitment towards this goal and the ability to ground the powerful energies of higher level creativity into real world applications.
Starting in 1989, we composed a piece of music which is titled "Shapeshifter." (Listen to Sound File) This piece is reflective of that name, meaning that we were exploring different spiritual teachings and translating that into music, stories and art.
Those ready for change on emotional and spiritual levels were able to use the physical "shapeshift" provided by the surgeon's knife to transform their entire lives.
www.visionarymusic.com /shapeshifter.html   (2503 words)

 The Moses Hogan Singers - MGH Records, choral and spiritual music
…There is an inherent spirituality in their performance that trusts the music itself, but of the "still, small voice" variety.
The tradition of "classical" a-cappella spiritual singing is alive and well at the hands of Moses Hogan.
The Moses Hogan Singers are a collaboration of musicians dedicated to the preservation, integrity and excellence of the multiple aspects of choral music.
www.moseshogan.com /moses_hogan_singers.htm   (451 words)

 Spiritual Music As Expressed By Yes, A Secular Spirituality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The title of this song, "We Have Heaven," immediately blends the Divine world with this earthly world, thereby bringing the spiritual down to earth, bringing a valuable future moment (Heaven) to this present moment, and forming a kind of secular spirituality that is warmly innate, very empowering, genuinely practical, and readily accessible to everyone.
Similar to this country’s Declaration of Independence in which our rights were seen as "self-evident," YES believe they have the right to feel that they are an integral part of the whole universe, because they see themselves as automatic members, or citizens, of the universe simply by fact of their very existence within it.
By representing a kind of universal democracy, their music exemplifies what I call secular spirituality - a spirituality that is at home in this world, and in the universe - a spirituality that is life itself - a spirituality that embraces a whole and healthy self.
hcsvx.hcsi.com /mark/webdoc13yes.htm   (2305 words)

 Gospel/ Spiritual Downloads - Download Gospel/ Spiritual Music - Download Gospel/ Spiritual MP3s
These grew out of traditional spirituals and would later evolve into close-knit, small combos that were the blueprint for doo-wop groups....
Since the early '50s, the Pilgrim Jubilee Singers have used their hard, rockin' gospel music as a powerful means of testifying their faith, love, and charitable hope that humanity will find a way...
Depending on their tastes, record buyers are likely to have had one of two different reactions when they came upon the Amy Grant compilation Collection in its initial LP and cassette releases in...
www.mp3.com /Gospel-Spiritual/genre/17/summary.html   (578 words)

 indiayogi.com - Yogi Shop - Music - Details of A Music Therapy - spiritual shop, spiritual shopping, spiritual eshop, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Music is capable of wonderful effects on the human mind, body and soul.
It is a proven fact that music has the power to influence the environment.
The strength and the potency of music is beyond question.
www.indiayogi.com /eshop/detail.asp?id=448   (495 words)

 Kurt Leland's Spiritual Orienteering
Music and the Soul: A Listener’s Guide to Achieving Transcendent Musical Experiences is now out.
The first is for spiritual composers, performers, and listeners who have read Music and the Soul and are interested in deepening their experience of the yoga of listening described therein.
With Spiritual Orienteering, you can learn how to find your way across challenging emotional and spiritual landscapes by using the soul's guidance to map your inner reality.
www.kurtleland.com   (539 words)

Spiritual music opens the so-called chakras of the body, spiritual "gates".
As I have had no luck with Shakumasu's music because of my living in Australia and not having a credit card I will see if I can get a hold of the one you've mentioned as I need some new ambience music.
I like people to recommend good ambience music to me as it's difficult to know what is good sometimes unless someone else tells you.
www.allspiritual.com /ubb/Forum1/HTML/000389.html   (2086 words)

 Angel Music - Angel Music for Relaxation, Meditation, Healing...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Her music has received critical acclaim worldwide, including the Children's Program Director of the United Nations, The Parent's Choice Foundation (award winner) and many other schools and institutions throughout the world.
I was merely an open clear channel for the music and lyrics to flow.
As a spiritual healing practitioner, meditation is a constant and vital part of my life, and your CD is very, very dear to me. I am also a singer and song-writer, and so I can really appreciate your music on that level as well.
www.soundhope.com   (2369 words)

 Spiritual Music.
I have always enjoyed all kinds of music, a little bit of this and a little bit of that.
Strange though of the last ten CD's I have bought all were spiritual.
It is a mixture of Native American music, including drums, chants and two very special Indian prayers.
www.s2s4u.nl /cp/sm.htm   (186 words)

 Spiritual Music of the World from elan michaels
..Earth music of peace, tranquility, and spirituality for natural inner healing...
MP3 files are available for individual song purchases at élan's official Music Freedom site.
MP3 files of élan's music are now available at Music Freedom for individual download
www.angelfire.com /md/elanmichaels   (158 words)

 Spiritual Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Listeners report spiritual inspiration, emotional healing and joy from this magical tapestry of devotional song, chants, Native American prayers and African proverbs set to music.
A spirit-lifting mixture of folk, jazz and world music with exquisite guitar, cello, flute and a choir.
This is a unique collection of country/folk tunes with spiritual and humanitarian themes by yogic monk, Dada Vedaprajinananda.
www.alistermultimedia.net /innersong/spiritual.html   (168 words)

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