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Articles tagged Listening

The Neglected Muse: Why Music Is an Essential Liberal Art (Part I)

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by Peter
Monday, 21 January, 2013
categories: Articles, Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul.      –Plato Music transcends the classroom, the concert stage, and professional recordings. It pervades life. Mankind has long used music in all sorts of ways, to celebrate, to lament, to dance, to...
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Two Great Gifts

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by Jonathan
Friday, 30 November, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Of all the intellectual tools I have been given over the years, there are two that stand out as exceedingly valuable for me. Both of these were bequeathed to me by my parents through the example they set for me; they never taught me these things directly, but I was...
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The Conversation in Classical Conversations

by Courtney and
Monday, 02 April, 2012
categories: Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
It is planning time for Classical Conversations three-day Parent Practicums. I look forward to learning something new and getting inspired for the next school year, but most of all, I look forward to three days of adult conversation. The word “conversation” can be...
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How to Listen to Music and Why

by Matt
Thursday, 10 November, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
I begin with a confession: I am not a musician. I cannot read music, although I can raise and lower my voice with the notes in a hymnal. I cannot play music, although I can whistle it. I cannot sing music…well maybe I can, but I have been denied membership in a church...
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