Acronyms used in the website

SABCL - Sri Aurobindo Birth Centenary Library

CWSA - Complete Works of Sri Aurobindo

CWM - Collected Works of The Mother

Resource name: /E-Library/Disciples/Narad/English/On Music and the New Music/On The New Music - Part 4.htm
On the New Music - Part 4 After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. -Aldous Huxley Introduction Initially I was inspired to write on the New Music and thought a few articles would be sufficient to express the background and direction of our effort in OM Choirs throughout the world, the aspiration of the collective body and the method of the music's descent, but I find myself inspired to write still more in the light of recent experiences, correspondence and talks with others who see the eme
Resource name: /E-Library/Disciples/Narad/English/On Music and the New Music/On The New Music - Part 5.htm
ON THE NEW MUSIC Part Five Introduction To begin this fifth article on the New Music I look back on the Om Choirs of the past four months, in Auroville, the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry and the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in New Delhi. During January and February the New Music began to descend in waves of extraordinary power and sweetness. The first vast opening came in Auroville with the collective body receiving one sound with infinite reverberations as we chanted OM. Melodies within melodies, harmonies built upon harmonies, al
Resource name: /E-Library/Disciples/Narad/English/On Music and the New Music/On The New Music - Part 1.htm
"I feel more than ever before that music is a connection to the Divine." Bruno Walter "Architecture is frozen music" Friedrich van Schilling On the conductor Christian Zacharias: "His gestures are reminiscent of a painter applying oils and of a sculptor molding materials. He acts as though the music were a physical substance to be molded in air." Fred Childs - National Public Radio On
Resource name: /E-Library/Disciples/Narad/English/On Music and the New Music/On The New Music - Part 2.htm
On the New Music - Part Two An ear of mind withdrawn from the outward's rhymes Discovered the seed-sounds of the eternal Word The rhythm and music heard that built the worlds, Savitri - Book Two, Canto 11, Page 280 When Mother said to me in 1961, "You must bring down a new music." I was stunned. I was at the time studying voice and immersed in classical music, especially art song a medium that unites two of the most inspired arts, poetry and music. I said, "Mother, I don't know anything about combining words and music". She then said, "No, no,
Resource name: /E-Library/Disciples/Narad/English/On Music and the New Music/Narad to Mother on the New Music and Her reply.htm
Resource name: /E-Library/Disciples/Narad/English/On Music and the New Music/On The New Music - Part 3.htm
On The New Music - Part Three June 2005 "Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent" Victor Hugo As a frequent and intensive reading of Savitri can lead us to feel the overhead influence in the work of other poets, so too a deep and concentrated listening to music can sometimes reveal strains of the descent of the New Music. What we have done in the OM Choir in the Ashram and in Auroville these past years is follow Mother's guidance to me and Anie. Through one of Her secretaries She conveyed to us the approach we should
Resource name: /E-Library/Disciples/Narad/English/On Music and the New Music/On Music - Mother to Shobha Mitra.htm
My Treasures by Shobha Mitra Published in the Journal Ananda Sagar - January 2010 On Music Mother: alors, ca va la classe de musique? (So, are your music classes going on all right?) S. Mother, apart from teaching them singing, what else should I do? Mother: Make them listen to good music, music which helps them to go within. S. What music, Mother? Mother: Take my organ music. Or...take any other good pieces of music...like the music of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart or ... Indian Ragas - they are very beautiful! I like t