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Boethius (c. 480–524), was properly suited to the wants of the church; the conservative features of that philosophy, with its fear of innovation, have been conducive to the upkeep of order. The position of music as accessory to words is nowhere extra clearly illustrated than in the historical past of Christianity, the place the primacy of the textual content has all the time been emphasized and typically, as in Roman Catholic doctrine, made an article of religion. In the sorts of plainchant, melody was used for textual illumination; the configurations of sound took their cue from the words. Aristotle, following Plato, thought that music has power to mildew human character, but he would admit all of the modes, recognizing happiness and pleasure as values to both the individual and the state. Aristotle made a distinction between those that have only theoretical data and … Read More