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Dear David,

Where did you get the idea that composers channeled to get inspiration? I've read countless biographies of composers and never once came across a composer speak of channeling in the context that channeling is normally considered.

Perhaps you could give some credible source? Maybe I've missed something in my time!

Or perhaps I should ask in what sense you mean "channeling". I'll agree that music and some ideas come from other planes that artists can tap into but you'll never hear them talk about channeling. They refer to it as "inspiration".

The term 'channeling' has certain connataions to do with receiving esoteric knowledge or knowledge about life from a spirit, sometimes a named spirit. Composers only "hear" melodies and they aren't conveyed by a personable spirit being.

Rob

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Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 107 Hoppy 10-Feb-04 00:59
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 104 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 02:38
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Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 102 David L 10-Feb-04 18:36
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Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 116 Paul Cochrane 10-Feb-04 18:43
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 95 Briffits 10-Feb-04 22:12
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 107 Milo 10-Feb-04 23:05
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Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 103 Briffits 11-Feb-04 10:25
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Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 101 Briffits 12-Feb-04 00:23
Henceforth and forthwith... 119 Milo 12-Feb-04 00:53
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 98 Milo 11-Feb-04 17:08
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 108 Briffits 11-Feb-04 19:17
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 97 Milo 11-Feb-04 19:30
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 107 Hoppy 10-Feb-04 14:55
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 108 David L 10-Feb-04 01:23
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 115 Milo 10-Feb-04 02:15
Music from other spheres 119 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 02:59
Re: Music from other spheres 94 Milo 10-Feb-04 03:11
Possibly wrong again 102 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 03:15
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Musical mediums 107 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 12:58
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Re: Possibly wrong again 101 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 03:49
Talking of Bach.... 103 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 09:29
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 108 David L 10-Feb-04 18:32
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 89 Milo 10-Feb-04 18:58
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 106 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 02:29
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 115 David L 10-Feb-04 18:39
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Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 109 David L 10-Feb-04 23:35
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 151 Saorsa 10-Feb-04 14:38
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 97 David L 10-Feb-04 19:05
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 153 Saorsa 11-Feb-04 08:29
Pray Mr. Lamond, tell me... 118 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 15:05
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Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 106 Kees 10-Feb-04 15:25
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 95 Hoppy 10-Feb-04 18:36
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