The Final Score
... The secret life of some music. You can click on each chapter heading below and read the complete text.
The music composed as a result of the book is described here and there are audio recordings. Purchase in the shop
1. Learning Again
In which some strands that create the music
2. Roots - Primal Material
What listening to and making music is all
about, from early roots to contemporary
3. Walking Music
Music and the countryside; a most peculiar
4. Rehearsing For Reality
Music and alchemy. The creative process,
quantum realities, Zen and meditation.
5. A Secret Life
Gods and goddesses of music; other
cultures; the inner universe.
6. The Village Rehearsals
Rehearsing and playing together.
Developing skill. Learning to listen.
7. Singing Bowls and Musical Spheres
Music in outer space. Emptiness and the
rests between the notes.
8. Alchemy and A Day Out
Rock Festival. The play of cosmic forces.
Learning to work with chance and
9. The Onion Eater
Healing with music. The Onion Fayre
10. What I Know Now
Riding a bike; the journey so far.
11. Final Score
Programme notes for the Final Score.