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Milo wrote:
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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.

Have you never heard of "the muse"? Do you think that's some kind of fairy tale? Have you never heard someone like Willie Nelson speak of plucking his songs out of the air, like fruit? That's channeling, my friend. Channeling does not have to conscious on the part of the recipient. In most cases, it is not. There are souls in the astral who make music, and who said it to the earthplane where psychic and musically oriented people can pick it up.
By my definition of channeling, I channel every day of my life.
My sources are my musician friends--including my significant other--who channel, and of course myself.

> 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".

There is no difference between that kind of "inspiration" and channeling. They are simply not conscious of the sender.

> 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.

How do you know how they are conveyed? Do you think there is some giant juke box in the astral cranking out music? Souls do this work--souls who's job it is... What's the difference between "tapping into" something and channeling? IMO, you just don't like the word. Too esoteric, I guess...
Become psychic, work at it, and you will understand.
David

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Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 440 Jergat 09-Feb-04 08:32
Moderator note 120 Richard Fusniak 09-Feb-04 19:18
Re: Moderator note 121 Jergat 09-Feb-04 22:13
Re: Moderator note 106 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 00:23
Re: Moderator note 109 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 00:30
Re: Moderator note 106 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 00:50
Re: Moderator note 106 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 02:17
About the moderation process 113 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 02:54
Re: About the moderation process 99 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 03:07
Re: About the moderation process 115 Cleopatra 10-Feb-04 20:10
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 107 Hoppy 10-Feb-04 00:59
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 103 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 02:38
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 95 Jergat 10-Feb-04 05:36
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 164 Briffits 10-Feb-04 09:27
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 119 Milo 10-Feb-04 16:17
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 121 Paul Cochrane 10-Feb-04 17:48
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 107 Milo 10-Feb-04 18:11
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 102 David L 10-Feb-04 18:36
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 92 Milo 10-Feb-04 18:46
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 116 Paul Cochrane 10-Feb-04 18:43
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 94 Briffits 10-Feb-04 22:12
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 105 Milo 10-Feb-04 23:05
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 106 Briffits 11-Feb-04 00:03
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 101 Milo 11-Feb-04 00:07
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 103 Briffits 11-Feb-04 10:25
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 104 Milo 11-Feb-04 15:19
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 99 Briffits 11-Feb-04 20:19
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 97 Milo 11-Feb-04 23:01
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 101 Briffits 12-Feb-04 00:23
Henceforth and forthwith... 118 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 106 Hoppy 10-Feb-04 14:55
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 107 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 118 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 02:59
Re: Music from other spheres 93 Milo 10-Feb-04 03:11
Possibly wrong again 102 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 03:15
Re: Possibly wrong again 105 Milo 10-Feb-04 03:24
Musical mediums 106 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 12:58
Musical plane 116 Kees 10-Feb-04 13:53
Re: Musical plane 102 Milo 10-Feb-04 15:48
Re: Musical plane 108 Kees 10-Feb-04 16:10
Re: Musical mediums 100 Milo 10-Feb-04 15:49
Re: Musical mediums 112 Thirdwave 10-Feb-04 16:14
Re: Musical mediums 96 Milo 10-Feb-04 16:25
Re: Musical mediums 108 Thirdwave 10-Feb-04 19:02
Re: Musical mediums 97 Milo 10-Feb-04 19:10
Poo-Pooing "channels" 99 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 22:19
Re: Poo-Pooing 103 Milo 10-Feb-04 23:09
Re: Possibly wrong again 101 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 03:49
Talking of Bach.... 102 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 09:29
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 107 David L 10-Feb-04 18:32
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 88 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
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 102 Milo 10-Feb-04 19:01
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 100 David L 10-Feb-04 19:12
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 102 Milo 10-Feb-04 19:20
Gifts 91 Jergat 10-Feb-04 20:44
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 107 David L 10-Feb-04 23:35
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 150 Saorsa 10-Feb-04 14:38
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 96 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
Re: Pray Mr. Lamond, tell me... 106 David L 10-Feb-04 18:51
Re: Pray Mr. Lamond, tell me... 109 Milo 10-Feb-04 19:04
Re: Pray Mr. Lamond, tell me... 98 David L 10-Feb-04 19:13
Listening By Numbers 124 Thirdwave 10-Feb-04 15:20
Re: Listening By Numbers 102 David L 10-Feb-04 19:19
Re: Listening By Numbers 93 Thirdwave 10-Feb-04 19:43
Re: Listening By Numbers 111 David L 10-Feb-04 23:39
Re: Listening By Numbers 103 Briffits 11-Feb-04 03:11
Re: Listening By Numbers 107 Thirdwave 12-Feb-04 17:46
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 105 Kees 10-Feb-04 15:25
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 95 Hoppy 10-Feb-04 18:36
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 130 Mark Staab 11-Feb-04 06:08
Work work work 106 Kees 11-Feb-04 10:36
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 95 David L 10-Feb-04 19:24
Books 98 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 22:36
Re: Books 99 David L 10-Feb-04 23:44
Teachers 105 Richard Fusniak 11-Feb-04 02:08
Re: Teachers 99 David L 11-Feb-04 03:07
Re: Teachers 112 Kees 11-Feb-04 10:16
Re: Teachers 101 David L 11-Feb-04 17:47
The yoga of sound 116 Kees 11-Feb-04 21:55
Re: The yoga of sound 99 David L 11-Feb-04 22:07
Small world indeed 99 Kees 11-Feb-04 22:42
Re: Teachers 99 Richard Fusniak 11-Feb-04 23:24
Re: Teachers 99 David L 12-Feb-04 01:49
Spirtual arrogance and delusion 107 Richard Fusniak 12-Feb-04 02:18
An apology 93 Richard Fusniak 12-Feb-04 12:34
Re: An apology 92 fisherman 12-Feb-04 16:11
Re: An apology 117 David L 12-Feb-04 19:46
The wheel of life. 102 Richard Fusniak 13-Feb-04 01:32
The Catapillar and the Butterfly 107 Milo 13-Feb-04 01:35
Re: The Catapillar and the Butterfly 251 David L 13-Feb-04 02:52
Re: The wheel of life. 94 David L 13-Feb-04 02:50
Re: Teachers 96 Hoppy 11-Feb-04 03:19
Re: Teachers 101 David L 11-Feb-04 17:48
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