One of the core sentiments of the Frequency Band that Carol and I speak about is "music as a living thing." Carol has written many times on this vital attitude and approach and we both have worked with students and professional musicians on developing this wonderful and fresh relationship with their music.
In this post, Master Manlon connects deep into the heart of the matter.
Master Manlon was sitting in his practice room moving into deep realms of connective thought. The connection increased and it was clear how everything is energy and that we humans create from the need to move closer to the source of where energy originates.
Master Manlon saw, in his connective state, how the use of technology and the advancement of technology comes from the direct relationship between humans and their knowledge and personal interaction with energy. That is why, Master Manlon could see, the essence of oneself is energy in the form of consciousness. And this, he thought, has been known by the wise people of many cultures for thousands of years.
But to be in the experience of it marks the difference between knowledge from a distance (not integrated) and integrated personal connection--where one sees, feels, hears, tastes and smells the reality of the knowledge. The words with which to describe this state came to him as "intuitive experience cognizing the moment in continuum."
He thought of how, in music, the special moments people feel are when there is a momentum of energy that fills a person with a sense of 'now' and continuos movement where one feels life or oneself very deeply and fully. "To be here all the time," he thought. "Aaah, that is where the Music really is!" Because that is the essence of "Music as a Living Thing."
Other excerpts from my book in progress, "The TAC Legend Writings," can be found throughout this blog. Here is a sampling:
PPMP: Master Manlon and "The TAC Legend Writings"
Excerpt from "The TAC Legend Writings"
Blinded by Sound
Another Excerpt from "The TAC Legend Writings"
More from "The TAC Legend Writings"
More Trombone Sci-Fi
More from Master Manlon and "The TAC Legend Writings"
Truth or Agenda? From "The TAC Legend Writings"