bassoon blog: Symphonic significance

bassoon blog: Symphonic significance.

My friend and colleague Betsy Sturdevant has posted a wonderful, thoughtful article about classical music's universal appeal. There's a great TED video with Benjamin Zander showing why music has such power. Go check it out.

The ancient Greeks took it upon themselves to explain how music works. They proclaimed that music was about relationships among invisible, internal, hidden parts of human hearts and souls. Music moved those parts around until the positions were "right."

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