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Gurdjieff and music : the Gurdjieff/de Hartmann piano music and its esoteric significance / by Johanna J. M. Petsche.

Author/Creator:
Petsche, Johanna J. M., author.
Publication:
Leiden, Netherlands ; Boston, [Massachusetts] : Brill, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (295 p.)
Series:
Aries book series ; Volume 20.
Aries Book Series : Texts and Studies in Western Esotericism, 1871-1405 ; Volume 20
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Subjects:
Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch, 1872-1949. Piano music.
Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch, 1872-1949.
Hartmann, Thomas de, 1885-1956.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In Gurdjieff and Music Johanna Petsche examines the large and diverse body of piano music produced by Armenian-Greek spiritual teacher G. I. Gurdjieff (c.1866-1949) in collaboration with his devoted pupil Thomas de Hartmann (1885-1956). Petsche draws on a range of unpublished materials and data from original field research to critically situate and assess this music within its socio-cultural and unique religio-spiritual
Contents:
Preliminary Material / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Introduction / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Gurdjieff, His Music and Teaching / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Music in the Biography of Gurdjieff / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Music in the Biography of de Hartmann / Johanna J.M. Petsche
The Collaboration / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Sources and Styles / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Sheet Music and Recordings / Johanna J.M. Petsche
The Piano Music, Gurdjieff's Cosmology and Views on Art / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Three Purposes of the Piano Music in Light of Gurdjieff’s Life Circumstances and Esoteric Teaching / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Conclusions / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Appendix A: The Movements and Music for Movements / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Appendix B: The Struggle of the Magicians / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Appendix C: The Harmonium Music / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Appendix D: Chronological Order of Compositions / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Appendix E: Biographical Sketches of Key Pupils / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Bibliography / Johanna J.M. Petsche
Index / Johanna J.M. Petsche.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
90-04-28444-3
OCLC:
892055973
Publisher Number:
10.1163/9789004284449 DOI