Joachim Ernst Berendt. Follow. Follow on Amazon. Follow authors to get new release updates, plus improved recommendations and more coming soon. Joachim-Ernst Berendt was the author of one of the best known and most admired general histories of jazz. The Jazz Book was originally published in , but. Joachim-Ernst Berendt was born in , in Berlin, as the son of a pastor who was among the leading opponents of Hitler in the German.

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In my cancerlike suburb. Description edit and possibly double entry. He co-founded a radio station, Suedwestrundfunk, in Baden-Baden in Germany inand made many thousands of broadcasts featuring the music to which he devoted so much of his time and energy.

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The World Is Sound: But only the ear can measure, thereby mediating quantitative and numerically precise information. Only 1 left in stock – order soon. The ear penetrates deep verendt the realms it investigates through hearing. I’m just going to go poke my eyeballs out with a tuning fork.

Books by Joachim-Ernst Berendt. Balthazar rated it really liked it Dec 17, The first six chapters are very fun, a capricious romp through “Music and the Landscape of Consciousness. Thank goodness for Inter-Library loans who made it possible to borrow a copy. The founded the Berlin Jazz Days, an event which became a major European jazz festival, and arranged numerous concerts in Germany and elsewhere, including concerts linked to high-profile occasions like the Olympic Berendf in Munich, the World Expo in Osaka, Japan, and major events at the Lincoln Centre in New York.

To ask other readers questions about The World Is Soundplease sign up. His later work explored the philosophical and spiritual aspects of music in books moachim Nada Brahma: The more ‘chaotic’ and ‘atonal’ the cluster, the more berendg the harmony develops.


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At the root of all power and motion, there is music and rhythm, the play of patterned frequencies against the matrix of time. Nov 05, Michael rated it it was amazing Shelves: See what I did there? The end is a lecture in details about the fusion of Jazz and Jjoachim from India and the spiritual aspects of that phenomena.

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The listener does not put the emphasis on himself or event the other person. The ear establishes a ‘more correct’ relationship between ourselves and others. If the eye wants to operate quantitatively it can at most estimate, but – as we all know – it is only able to provide approximations, and very often miscalculates.

We sense when someone is looking at us. Someone listening, however, takes in, dissolving separation. Philipp Antar rated it did not like it Oct 12, To begin to comprehend the mystery of life it is not sufficient to touch and to see — we bfrendt to hear, to listen, and thus to unite heart and mind and soul.

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Amazing insights into the nature of music, the nature of nature and the cosmos. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Justin K rated it it was amazing Mar 10, I am very much interested in mantras and sacred sounds from shintoism meditation practices and I was hoping that this book would have shed some light in some areas that I had questions. From till his retirement in he was in charge of the jazz department of the SWF.

Berendt later focused on world music and was one of its early promoters.

Jonathan rated it it was ok Apr 19, The ana-logician has the courage to embark on risk and adventure. Written by a musician practicing Buddhism, this book offers an experience as well as a bdrendt platform to revise our perception of Time and Space and Harmony.


It is quite a contortionist stretch to get from the lack of harmony in the body causing cancer to the “cancerlike spread of cities and suburbs”. The fact that the eye constantly thrusts outwards distracts us from self-knowledge and the way inwards. We know that every particle in the physical universe takes its characteristics from the pitch and pattern and overtones of itsparticular frequencies,its singing.

Amazing musical examples, Berendt is narrating himself though and his voice is a little unpleasant.

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The drive towards ‘synchonicity’ and harmony is elemental and universal so it becomes comprehensible that the ‘hidden’ harmony within ourselves provides us with the strength to find the ‘hidden’ harmony in the cosmos and brrendt.

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In the first German edition of Berendt’s Jazz Book was published. The earth is bathed in music We see that music does not merely take place within time. The media encourages us to read, to view, to hear, but that does not mean we listen.

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An interesting book until he starts his vulgar ranting about the evils of modern life. OnenesshappinessHappiness.