Colloquy Downeast Blue Hill Maine

Colloquy Downeast

Spirited Conversations in Great Company

This page provides links to PDF copies of the readings for each of the three sessions, together with other supplementary materials which will be discussed.

Click on the blue links to download the materials. (Note: some of the files are quite large, although the number of pages is very manageable.)

Ancient Beginnings—March 28, 2017


Religious and Secular Music
  from Jewish Music: Its Historical Development by Abraham Z. Idelsohn

Music and Spirituality

Classical Expressions—April 4, 2017

The Philosophy of Music
  —Andrew Kania

Haydn and Spirituality (excerpt)
  from Exploring Haydn: A Listener’s Guide by Daniel Hurwitz

Contemporary Renderings—April 11, 2017

The Creative Mind and the Interpretative Mind
  from Music and Imagination by Aaron Copland

Supplementary Materials

Amen, Amen Dico Vobis
Bernstein – Chichester (III)
Dies Irae
Elgar Enigma Nimrod
Haydn – Creation (Movt.1)
Mozart – Exsultate Jubilate (Alleluia)
Religious texts