An Artist’s Eternal Message Of Peace.

19 Sep

I like this post very much. Thanks, Jerry! 🙂

THE ONENESS of HUMANITY

Posted on August 31, 2014

by Jerry Alatalo

“In short art is the education of nature. Thus, in its broadest sense, art is civilization. For civilization is nothing other than the unremitting aim at the major perfections of harmony”.

– ALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD (1861-1947) British mathematician, philosopher

cropped-suits-22.jpgMusical artists have inspired billions of men and women through history. German composer Ludwig Van Beethoven said: “Music is a higher revelation than philosophy”. Writer Joseph Conrad called music “magic suggestiveness” and the “art of arts”. English man of letters Walter pater thought “all art constantly aspires toward the condition of music”. Irish writer Oscar Wilde on music: “Music is the art… which most completely realizes the artistic idea, and is the condition to which all the other arts are constantly aspiring”.

At certain points in history musical compositions have been catalysts for social change, and many stirring moments have been captured on film of huge gatherings of people…

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3 Responses to “An Artist’s Eternal Message Of Peace.”

  1. auntyuta September 19, 2014 at 10:49 am #

    Jerry says: “At certain points in history musical compositions have been catalysts for social change, . . . ”
    I think for as long as there is still beautiful music created, there is some hope for mankind.
    🙂

  2. giselzitrone September 23, 2014 at 12:27 am #

    Einen schönen Montag liebe Ute und eine gute neue Woche wünsche ich dir ich war eine Woche in Urlaub liebe Grüße an dich Gislinde

    • auntyuta September 24, 2014 at 7:20 am #

      Danke, liebe Gislinde, und ich wünsche dir auch noch eine schöne Woche. Liebe Grüsse, Uta 🙂

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