The Music of Chopin and the Rule of St Benedict: A Mystical Panorama of Life

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The book defines and describes the relationships between Chopin's music and one of the oldest but still used monastic rules, the Rule of Saint Benedict. Its goal is to construct bridges between music and spirituality. Since these two realms both refer to human life, the chapters of the book deal with current and existential issues such as beginnings, authority, weakness, interactions, emotions and others. The Rule of Saint Benedict and Chopin's music appear to belong to the same stylistic category of human culture, ...

The Music of Chopin and the Rule of St Benedict: A Mystical Panorama of Life 2014, Peter Lang AG, Bern

ISBN-13: 9783631650653

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