traditional Greek musicDancers in traditional clothing at an Easter celebration in Heraklion on the island of Crete, Greece. Musicians are enjoying Greek musical instruments, together with a Cretan lyra and a bouzouki.
Plato was a stern musical disciplinarian; he noticed a correspondence between the character of an individual and the music that represented him or her. In the Laws, Plato declared that rhythmic and melodic complexities had been to be avoided as a result of they led to despair and dysfunction. Music echoes divine harmony; rhythm and melody imitate the movements of heavenly our bodies, thus delineating the music of the spheres and reflecting the ethical order of the universe. Earthly music, however, is suspect; Plato distrusted its emotional energy. Music should subsequently be of the proper type; the sensuous qualities of certain modes are harmful, and a robust censorship have to be imposed. Music and gymnastics within the correct stability would represent the desirable curriculum in schooling. Plato valued music in its ethically approved varieties; his concern was primarily with the consequences of music, and he therefore regarded it as a psychosociological phenomenon.
A boutique music, artwork and “glamping” competition offering wild swimming, karaoke, movie screenings and workshops in self-defence and mental well being is to go forward on the outskirts of Edinburgh in August. We must do every little thing in our energy to save arts and culture from this deepening crisis.
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