- Jul 5, 2002Is this the same person who was in Between, and put out some Terry
Riley-influenced records on Celestial Harmonies, such as Bardo?
--- In thewire@y..., jonbeds@a... wrote:
> Hello James
> > Just wondering if anyone has any information, good books,
> > or web sites on trance music. I'm really talking about some of
> > religious, ritual based music from around the world. Qawali,
> > Voodu, Possession rites e.t.c. but am interested in any document
> > that goes into the musical techniques that allow people to attain
> > these states (Repetion, loops). I was even thinking that some
> > areas of Coltrane's music and other ecstatic jazz fit into this
> > category. It is groundwork for a dissertation i'm writing so
> > literally any suggestions or ideas will be welcomed.
> > Thanks
> Well, you could try Peter Michael Hamel's Book 'Through Music to
> This book contains lots of stuff about the spiritual significance
> sorts of music, including early electronic music (he was writing in
> Its a great read and contains some very intersting insights.
> not to dry and academic. I thoroughly recommend you get it. I think
> recently been republished.
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