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intellectual

noun: a person who uses the mind creatively
adjective: appealing to or using the intellect ("Satire is an intellectual weapon")
adjective: of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind ("Intellectual problems")
adjective: of or relating to the intellect ("His intellectual career")
adjective: involving intelligence rather than emotion or instinct or Whole Mind

Ramsay
The Art of Music, which is music on its spiritual and inspirational side, has been carried to a wonderful perfection of development; while the Science of Music, which is music on its intellectual and logical side, has been left far behind. Works on the Science of Music have been a failure, not because music has not a scientific basis, but, and for the most part, because Mathematicians have dealt only with the law of Ratios, ignorant of other laws which play an important part in music's scientific basis and build. They have carried the law of ratios beyond its legitimate sphere, and so their conclusions do not represent the method of Nature truthfully. [Scientific Basis and Build of Music, page 33]


Hughes

CHAPTER XV.
DIAGRAM XII.β€”THE CHORDS OF THE TWELVE MINOR KEYS.

"No development can help anything which does not have corrective causes working with it; some power must shape the growth, and work correctively by laws impressed and authority maintained. The law of progress must be operated upon and moulded by guiding forces. That which acts, lives; and the universe lives as much by its soul as we do by ours."

"And what if all of animated nature
Be but organic harps diversely formed,
That tremble into thought as o'er them sweeps,
Plastic and vast, one intellectual breeze,
At once the soul of each and God of all?"β€”Coleridge.

"In all things, in all natures, in the stars
Of azure heaven, the unenduring clouds,
In flower and tree, in every pebbly stone
That paves the brooks, the stationary rocks,
The moving waters, and the invisible air,
. . . . From link to link
It circulates, the soul of all the worlds."β€”Coleridge.
[Harmonies of Tones and Colours, Diagram XII - The Chords of the Twelve Minor Keys, page 37a]


"Beauty in art is not sensual or intellectual; truth, heart-feeling." [Harmonies of Tones and Colours, Fragments from the Last Note-book, page 50]

schools on the hill of Sionβ€”'out of Sion hath God appeared in perfect beauty.' So long as this principle was recognised in musical academies, there were composers of the highest class; devoid of it, the highest order of compositions disappeared." "Power over music does not depend solely on the mere agreement of 'how to do it.' The student in song will never learn the perfection of beauty except from the preparation of the heart. To make a real musician, there must be a sense of the ever-presence of the Creator of all beauty. The boy-musician must begin his day with prayer, and end it with praise. This made Handel, Bach, Haydn, and Mozart. Music is neither dram nor sweetmeat, neither sensual nor intellectual. It is made so now; but in this order of music there is neither joy nor love, thankfulness nor reverence." [Harmonies of Tones and Colours, Fragments from Dr. Gauntlett's Last Note-book, page 51]

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