Musical Backgrounds for English Literature: 1580-1650 (Classic Reprint)

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Fb&c Limited, 2018 M03 21 - 308 pages
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The metaphysical notions involved drew largely upon the theory, attributed to Pythagoras, of a universal harmony or proportion of which sensuously perceived music is but one manifestation. Stars and planets, moving in their spheres.

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